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2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Monday, April 11, 2016

Wayne State University Press is excited to announce that two of our titles have been honored in the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards! Congratulations to all authors!

Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity by John Gallagher (received SILVER in the category of Architecture)

Garden For The Blind by Kelly Fordon (received BRONZE in the category of Short Story Fiction)

Great Girls in Michigan History by Patricia Majher (received GOLD in the category of Great Lakes – Best Regional Non-Fiction)

And distributed from University of Alberta Press: Why Grow Here by Kathryn Chase Merrett (received GOLD in the catergory of Canada-West – Best Regional Non-Fiction)

Please see the full announcement here.

The "IPPY" Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers. Established as the first awards program open exclusively to independents, over 3,000 "IPPYs" have been awarded to authors and publishers around the world.