Shanna Germain
Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades


Some nice things have happened…

  • UK Games Expo Judges Choice Awards Winners 2024 Best Roleplaying Game (Old Gods of Appalachia) 
  • 12 ENnie awards, including Product of the Year (Numenera) and Best Family Roleplaying Game (No Thank You, Evil!)
  • Twice awarded the Origins Award for Best Roleplaying Game (Numenera and No Thank You, Evil!)
  • C. Hamilton Bailey Poetry Fellowship from Literary Arts
  • Independent Publisher’s Book Award Gold Medal for Erotica 
  • Finalist for the Samois Anthology Award 
  • Finalist for the John Preston Short Fiction Award
  • Multiple Pushcart Prize Nominee 
  • First place in Anthology Builder’s Match-That-Cover Contest
  • Winner of the Rauxa Prize for Erotic Poetry
  • Residency at Soapstone Writers Retreat
  • Utne Reader award for Best New Publication (Nervy Girl)
  • 9 American Society of Business Press Editors awards (Roast magazine)
  • 5 Maggie awards (Roast magazine)
  • Editor of the Best New Educational Product by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (Roast magazine)
  • Semi-finalist for the NLA-I Geoff Mains Non-fiction Book Award (As Kinky As You Wanna Be)