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THE NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® BOOK AWARDS
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Katy Douglas
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In order to celebrate the Winners & Finalists for the 10th Annual NIEA awards, we are advertising in Publisher's Weekly.
Check it out. The banner will begin on Friday, May 10, 2016 and will rotate on the PW site.





Official Press Release for 11th Annual NIEA Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | PDF Download
Contact:
Ellen Reid, ellen@indieescellence.com
Jenna, jenna@jkscommunications.com

The National Indie Excellence Awards Celebrates Decade of Winners 
Contest marks 10-year Anniversary

Beverly Hills, Ca. –  The National Indie Excellence Awards, celebrating 10 years as a literary institution in 2016. Since its inception, the book awards that champion indie, self-published and small press books has grown by more than 3,000 percent. 

In 2016, the award winners included international poets and authors from Singapore, London and India, among others. 

"I am humbled and proud to be able to celebrate these amazing books and authors. Overall excellence is key, which makes the judging so difficult," said founder Ellen Reid. 

The National Indie Excellence Awards has been a strong advocate for independent publishing, a large sector of the publishing world. The prestigious NIEA is open to all English language books in print. Entries come from small, medium, university, self and independent publishers. The judging panel comprises independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book designers and professional copywriters. 

Submissions are being taken until April 2017  for the 11th Annual  contest. Rules can be found at  http://indieexcellence .com/award-rules.htm.

For a complete list of winners and finalists, please visit:

http://indieexcellence.com/indie-results-10th-winners.htm
http://indieexcellence.com/indie-results-10th-finalists.htm

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Our publicist sends out the list of winners and finalists to the following media list.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
The Washington Times
DIGITAL Output;
dps (DIGITAL PUBLISHING SOLUTIONS);
SOFTWARE MAGAZINE
Tampa Bay Times
graphic design & PUBLISHING CENTER
Bookwatch
Bookshelf
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
Design Tools Monthly
The Oklahoma Publisher
amNEWYORK
Educational Marketer
People
TIME
DIGIDAY
HOUSTON CHRONICLE
CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS
PW (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY)
S&S - Signs of the Times & Screen Printing
The Washington Post
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
News & Tech
Pollstar
Editors Only; STRAT
The Washington Post
NPR
PAGE-TURNER; The New Yorker
PUBLISHERS' AUXILIARY
ADWEEK
Chicago Sun-Times
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
The Dallas Morning News; Center Stage
The Seattle Times
SALON
The Buffalo News
Associated Press
Miami Herald
UNDER THE RADAR
Good Housekeeping
Entertainment WEEKLY; Entertainment Weekly Online
The Literarian
Newsday
The New York Times
Atlanta
DAILY NEWS AMERICA
Signature
At Length
SlateFreelancer - Coakley-Thompson, Wendy
Examiner.com - Los Angeles
Santa Barbara Independent
PURE NEWS USA
KTTV-TV [Fox 11]
AARP The Magazine
THE DAILY BEAST
GQ
Hollywood Life
City Pulse
MORE
U.S.News & WORLD REPORT
PRINT
Wisconsin State Journal
People
First for Women
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
GalleyCat Reviews
Shelf Awareness
salisburypost.com
VANITY FAIR
theLog
ABC1
Print 21
Imprint
Mediaweek
Philadelphia
PRINT + PROMO
FISHBOWLlNY
America
LA Observed
Bookseller + Publisher
Vrouekeur
InPRINT
Jackson Daly; WKHM-AM [News/Talk 970]
CBS News
About.com
Saturday Mornings with Tom Bowen; WMAY-AM
LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS
Justus
STYLE WEEKLY
O, The Oprah Magazine South Africa
WJRW-AM [NEWSTALK 1340 WJRW]
The Hollywood Reporter
dps (DIGITAL PUBLISHING SOLUTIONS)
SOFTWARE MAGAZINE; DIGITAL Output
MediaMughals
BIZMOLOGY
BEVERLY HILLS COURIER


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Covington native Brian Edwards holding special events Sept. 23-24

COVINGTON – Get ready St. Tammany Parish—“Miss Thang” is about to roll into town.

Brian Edwards, a Covington native, will be returning to his hometown the week of Sept. 22 for a handful of public appearances after building a highly-acclaimed reputation the past 30 years in Hollywood, working as a talent executive, producer, performer and now an award-winning book author.

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The Landmark

Local authors get national recognition for motivational book

By Patricia Roy

HOLDEN – Local authors Tom Ingrassia and Jared Chrudimsky received national recognition at the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards for their book, 'One Door Closes: Overcoming Adversity by Following Your Dreams.' The book took second place in the motivational book and personal growth categories, which qualified it for a Finalist Award.

1OTH ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCED - THE LOBBY is a Winner

Press release from: Randi M Sherman Books

Local Author receives national recognition from the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards!

(San Francisco, CA) -- The 10th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized The Lobby by Randi M Sherman in the category of Fiction-General as a winner in this year's competition.

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One on One with…Kevin Hancock, Muskie ‘Access to Justice’ Award honoree

June 10th, 2016

Daughters Sydney and Abby Hancock celebrate with their father at the Muskie Access to Justice Awards Dinner.
Daughters Sydney (left) and Abby Hancock celebrate with their father at the Muskie Access to Justice Awards Dinner.

By Wayne E. Rivet, Staff Writer

Although Kevin Hancock daily battles the effects of a medical condition that often limits his voice, he remains a voice for others.

Read more...

 

Press Release Template for
11th Annual Winners and Finalists

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Please feel free to use this press release template to send to your own media...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: AUTHOR'S NAME/PHONE/EMAIL

Local Author receives national recognition from the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards!

(Your Location) -- The 10th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized (Title of Book by Author's Name) in the category of (Category) as a (winner/finalist) in this year's competition.

Los AngelesThis  prestigious National award  is open to all English language books in print from small, medium, university, self and independently publishers.

The National Indie Excellence Awards exists to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small and independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. 

Winners and finalists are determined based on 'overall excellence of presentation in addition to the writing.' (Your Title ) is a (genre of book such as fiction/non-fiction. Include synopsis of book here:)

We are proud to announce the winners & finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work, said NIEA Award sponsor, Ellen Reid, President & CEO.

For more information please visit:indieexcellence.com

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Award Celebrates Self-Publishing Excellence!

Entries Are Welcome For 8th Annual 2014 Indie Excellence Awards

The National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) was created to help establish self-publishing as a proud, legitimate, and strong facet of the publishing industry. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small & independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. The National Indie Excellence® Awards is open to all English language books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. www.indieexcellence.com

Local Author receives national recognition from the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards

The 8th Annual 2014 National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized The Lost Mermaid~Return to the Raspberry Kingdom by Jan DiRuzzo in the category of Children’s Motivational/Inspirational Literature as a Winner in this year’s competition.

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Indie Excellence mentioned in
The Wall Street Journal

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Receives Three National Awards Recognizing The Pfister® Hotel's 120(th) Anniversary Coffee Table Book and Documentary Film.

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Parham named finalist in book award competition

The eighth annual 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards recognized “The Vineyard We Knew: A Recollection of Summers on Martha's Vineyard,” by Kevin Parham, of Plymouth, as a finalist in the category of memoir in this year's competition.

NO CELL PHONE DAY Children's Book Wins 2 Awards for Excellence

Jazz trombonist, music producer and educator Delfeayo Marsalis' new book, "No Cell Phone Day," earned the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award.

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Reading and reviewing Indies, searching endlessly for the next best book

Tis the season for Indie Book Awards! First, the Golden Goose Awards, now The National Indie Excellence Book Awards... can you handle all of this indie book love?

NIEA was recently brought to my attention by Marissa, Senior Publicist of JKSCommunications, a literary publicity firm founded in 2000 that offers services such as book trailer production, press kits, and media packages to their clients. Find out more here.

Since her company is involved in the awards, I thought I would let her give you all the juicy details...

14 Days Wins Big at Indie Excellence Awards

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14 Days Wins Big at Indie Excellence Awards ... Lisa Goich was just named a WINNER in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards. ... All she wanted was to have the book be a part of gift packages for families going through ... more

One on One with…Kevin Hancock, Muskie ‘Access to Justice’ Award honoree
June 10th, 2016

Daughters Sydney and Abby Hancock celebrate with their father at the Muskie Access to Justice Awards Dinner.
Daughters Sydney (left) and Abby Hancock celebrate with their father at the Muskie Access to Justice Awards Dinner.

By Wayne E. Rivet, Staff Writer

Although Kevin Hancock daily battles the effects of a medical condition that often limits his voice, he remains a voice for others.

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