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My Sister’s Mother by Donna Urbikas has been awarded 2019 Best Biography and Memoir by Kirkus Reviews

Polish American Studies Review

The review from Polish American Studies as part of the Polish American Historical Association can be found here:


My Sister’s Mother by Donna Urbikas has been awarded Best Book by the American Association of School Librarians and by the

Public Library Reviewers.

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Society of Midland Authors Finalist

Wesley Adamczyk, author of When God Looked the Other Way (U of Chicago Press), author and winner Donna Urbikas, author’s daughter and editor, Justine Urbikas

Donna Urbikas has been selected as a finalist with the Society of Midland Authors.

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Donna Urbikas, author of My Sister’s Mother has been selected as a finalist in the Chicago Writers Association,
Society of Midland Authors, Midwest Book Awards (as part of the Midwest Independent Publishers Association).

“My Sister’s Mother” by Donna Urbikas won third place, a bronze award in the category of Memoir/Biography.

Chicago Writers Association

Donna Urbikas is finalist for the 2016 Chicago Writers Association Book Awards in the category of Traditionally Published Non-Fiction