- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Essays (Adult Nonfiction)
After her mother succumbed to a rare form of dementia, Myrl Coulter turned the eulogy she had written for the funeral into a series of meditations on absence. The result is fifteen personal narrative essays that move through the vacations, holidays, special occasions, and ordinary days each year brings. Coulter reaches for the mother who is gone, yet ever-present. In every captivating detail of Coulter’s world, A Year of Days offers readers an intimate odyssey of experience and catharsis.