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Exciting Award News!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
We're feeling the #indielove! Six WSU Press titles have been chosen as a finalist in the Foreword Reviews' prestigious INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. In a competition with over 1500 other entrants, it's pretty great to have made it this far. Stay tuned for the winner announcements at the end of June. Congratulations to our authors! 


Foreword Reviews' quarterly magazine has a readership of 15,000+ booksellers and librarians and is also available at most Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, select indie bookstores, and by subscription. To learn more about this publication and to view the other award finalists, please visit them online at forewordreviews.com.


2015 Finalist for Popular Culture

By Rob St. Mary

2015 Finalist for Architecture

Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity
By John Gallagher


2015 Finalist for Autobiography & Memoir

By Frank J. Kelley withJack Lessenberry

2015 Finalist for Short Stories

Stories by Kelly Fordon

2015 Finalist for Poetry

Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English by Margaret Noodin


2015 Finalist for Writing

Edited by Terry Blackhawk and Peter Markus