Thursday, May 22, 2008

Deep Water wins Silver Medal

Deep Water is the Silver Medalist in the South Region Nonfiction category of the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The final "IPPY" competition results were announced this afternoon. Awards Coordinator Jim Barnes noted that this year's contest attracted more than 3,100 entries.

"The quality of entries this year is totally amazing, and we're seeing better designed books, reading higher quality writing and being exposed to a more widely diverse collection of concepts," he said. "We've been impressed with the in-depth research in our nonfiction and current events entries..."

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Deep Water selected as IPPY semifinalist

Deep Water: Joseph P. Macheca and the Birth of the American Mafia has been selected as a semifinalist in the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Competing in the South Region Nonfiction category, Deep Water is one of five category semifinalists. Final award winners will be announced May 23, 2008.

This year's Independent Publisher Awards competition drew in 3,100 entries from 49 U.S. states and 17 other countries. Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded in each category. The awards presentation is scheduled for May 30 at BookExpo America in Los Angeles.