2016 Book Awards winners

29 Apr 2016 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Media Contact: Sharon Darrow, NCPA President

April 25, 2016                                                                          Sharon@SharonSDarrow.com  

                                                                                                                                    NorCalPA.org

 

Northern California Publishers and Authors, a professional association of small, independent, and self-publishers, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 Book Awards competition, who were honored at a gala banquet in Sacramento on Sunday, April 24.

CATEGORY

BOOK

AWARD

AUTHOR/PUBLISHER

 

 

 

 

Poetry

Orbital Paths

First Place

Richard Meyer

ScienceThrillers Media

 

 

 

 

Children's Books

Wordsworth, It’s In Your Pocket

First Place

Frances Kakugawa

 

 

 

 

Young Adult

Kidding Around NYC

Second Place

Suzanne Roche

 

Making It Home

Honorable Mention

Suzanne Roche

 

 

 

 

General Non-Fiction

When Your Child Has Lyme Disease

First Place

Dorothy K. Leland

 & Sandra K. Berenbaum

 

Hazim Beg Shemdin Agha

Second Place

Hazar Shemdin Bazirgan

 

 

 

 

Fiction

Between Will and Surrender

First Place

Margaret Duarte

 

Hot Trail

Second Place

Katie Yaranon

 

 

 

 

Trade Publications

A Small Indiscretion

First Place

Jan Ellison/Random House

 

 

 

 

Cover & Design

A Small Indiscretion

First Place

Jan Ellison/Random House

 

Kidding Around NYC

Second Place

Suzanne Roche

 

Orbital Paths

Third Place

Richard Meyer/STM

 

Wordsworth, It’s In Your Pocket

Honorable Mention

Frances Kakugawa

 

 

 

 

Judges’ Choice

A Small Indiscretion

Special Award

Jan Ellison/Random House


NCPA would also like to recognize and thank our banquet sponsors, whose contributions help fund our awards program and annual $1000 college scholarship.

2016 Sponsors

Cherry Island Golf Course

Cindy Sample

Face in a Book bookstore

Sizzler

Danna Wilberg

Bitsy Kemper

Barry Schoenborn

Independent Book Publishers Association

Wilson Trophy

Sharon Darrow / Travel ID Cards

Azevedo Print & Design / MKE Creative

Walmart

Tugboat Fish & Chips

Time Tested Books

Thalia Publishing / Pam Suwinsky

Sharif Jewelers

Roaring Camp Mining Company

Placer Pops Chorale

Old Spaghetti Factory

Grand Oaks Inn B&B

California Wine / Lodi Wine Country / Zinfest

Finally, THANK YOU to everyone who attended the awards banquet, bid on auction items, or purchased books from the NCPA author/publisher bookstore.


 
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