Hats Off! to Kathryn Stripling Byer and Judy Goldman, whose books are 2013 SIBA Book Award Finalists. Byer's newest poetry collection is Descent (LSU Press). Goldman is the author of the memoir Losing My Sister (John F. Blair, Publisher). Finalists will be judged by a juried panel of SIBA booksellers, and winners will be announced on July 4, "Independents Day."