The Independent Publishers Book Awards ("IPPYs") – www.ippyawards.com – announced the winners in the 22nd annual IPPY Awards recognizing excellence in independent publishing. Conducted each year, the awards honor the year's best independently published titles from around the world.
IPPY medal-winning books will be celebrated on May 29th during the annual BookExpo publishing convention in New York, with gold, silver and bronze IPPY medallions awarded in 83 national, 24 regional, and 11 e-book categories. A special prize package will go to the 5,000 medalist of the program's 22-year history. This year’s contest drew 4,500 entries, and medals will go to authors and publishers from 43 U.S. states, 6 Canadian provinces, and 12 countries overseas.
The complete list of the 2018 Winners can be found on the Independent Publisher website.
IngramElliott's Clown William is a SILVER WINNER for BEST FIRST BOOK - FICTION and we share this honor with our author, Robin Elno!
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A Call to China is named a Silver Winner in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards held April 6th in Austin, Texas
A Call to China was named as a Silver Winner in Friday's IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards(TM), which include over fifty categories recognizing excellence in book publishing and are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. Winners were announced April 6, 2018 during a gala dinner held in conjunction with IBPA Publishing University in Austin, Texas.
IngramElliott is proud to be an IBPA member and shares this prestigious award with author, Jeffrey Meyer.
See all the winners on the IBPA website and read the press release here!
Indian Country by John T. Young was highlighted in The Military Times Spring Reading Guide for Fiction for 2018! The titles selected highlight military-themed literary offerings for consideration.
Reviewer J. Ford Huffman notes the mix of thrills and literary quotes set in and around a Native American reservation as a "scene of action and a source of solace" in Indian Country and touches on the novels heroic themes.
Indian Country is an intense thriller is set against a backdrop of biker gangs, drug cartels, terrorism, and dangerous liaisons. It's available in eBook and print.
We're excited to announce that A Call to China, written by Jeffrey Meyer has been named as a finalist in the historical fiction category of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Awards (TM). The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for excellence in book publishing is regarded as one of the highest national honors for small and independent publishers.
IngramElliott is very proud of this achievement and congratulate our author, Jeffrey Meyer!
A Call to China is a coming of age story, about two sisters continents apart—finding and discovering each other and themselves through spirituality and familial love.
"An engrossing fictional exploration of family, culture, and what it means to belong in both China and America." -Kirkus Reviews
"I highly recommend this remarkable work of imagination, empathy and storytelling . . . showcasing the author's deep knowledge of China, religion and faith . . . a riveting plot." -Ian Johnson, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer
A Call to China is available in eBook and print wherever books are sold.
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) – www.ibpa-online.org – announced the finalists in the 29th annual Benjamin Franklin Awards™ recognizing excellence in books published during calendar year 2016. From close to 1,400 entries, three or four finalists were named in each of fifty-five categories for a total of 169 finalists. The winner of each category will be announced during IBPA’s annual Benjamin Franklin Awards™ ceremony, Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Historic Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon.
These independent publishers are leading the way in quality, content, and fresh ideas. Check out the finalists on their website to be inspired! Spread the word! #BenjaminFranklinAward
The Independent Book Publishers Association announced the winners of their 2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards this week, recognizing excellence in books published by indies. We're excited to see the great work being produced across fifty-four categories, including best first book, art and photography, LGBT, history, multicultural, body/mind/spirit and many others. We appreciate the high standards set by these publishers and their efforts to create works of value, high quality, and to respect and reward authors and contributors for their work.
Visit here to learn more. What we love about the Independent Publishers Book Awards is their commitment to unique categories. Here's a few interesting ones...multicultural fiction, urban fiction, and visionary fiction. All the traditional categories are included, of course, as well as specialized regional and e-book categories. It's a great opportunity to submit something personal to you and be recognized.