Phoenix, Ariz. – She Writes Press and SparkPress authors were big winners during the 2016 indie book awards season.
For the USA Best Book Awards She Writes Press commanded an impressive 52 winners and finalists – the most for any publisher in any year ever. At the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards nine She Writes Press authors and two SparkPress authors were named winners and/or finalists. More than fifteen She Writes Press and SparkPress authors were named winners and finalists at the Independent Book Awards. Carlyn Montes De Oca, Virginia A. Simpson, Mary E. Plouffe, Jennifer Dwight, Karen Elizabeth Lee, Jeanne Blasberg, Karen Harnisch, Ashley E. Sweeney, Diane B. Saxton, Amy S. Peele, Leah Chyten, Carolyn Cohagan, Tuya Pearl, Laurie Buchannan and Betty Hafner all were named winners and finalists for the Best Book Awards in their respective categories. Carolyn Cohagan, Laurie Buchannan and Michelle Cox were also all winners at the 2016 Foreword INDIES Awards, announced in June.