16th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards Announced
The 16th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) recognize the Winners and Finalists from this year’s robust competition.
A leader and veteran of publishing award contests, The National Indie Excellence® Awards are open to recent English language books in print from self and independent publishers. Judging is completed for the 16th year of this competition and the results commend a wide range of truly exceptional titles.
The National Indie Excellence® Awards celebrate physical books in print as a strong and vital sector of our industry. Recognizing excellence in all aspects of the final presentation, NIEA champions self-publishers and the independent presses who produce the highest quality books across a spectrum of metrics. Established in 2005, NIEA’s entrants are meticulously judged by experts from various facets of the book industry profession including publishers, editors, authors and designers.
Winners and Finalists are determined on the basis of superior written content coupled with excellent presentation in each and every facet of the final published product from cover to cover. Our Sponsorship Awards and the monetary prizes awarded by the Juror’s Choice Award are selected from the overall group of Winners and Finalists.
“Now in our 16th year The National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) has evaluated thousands of books across a wide range of diverse genres produced by self-published authors and independent imprints. From this position, we find that our current selection of NIEA award recipients represent the best and brightest talents to be found in contemporary indie publishing and self-published authors today.”
President National Indie Excellence® Awards
To view all the Winners and Finalists please visit: www.indieexcellence.com
The Shivering Ground & Other Stories Named a National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist Today
The Shivering Ground & Other Stories is a debut fiction title from author Sara Barkat. It was named a finalist today in the National Indie Excellence Awards competition. We extend a big congratulations to Sara and invite you to enjoy the book and judge for yourself.
Stunning…from start to finish.
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Bethany Rohde says
After all that beautiful work and meticulous crafting, I’m thrilled for you! Congratulations on earning this honor, Sara Barkat, and T.S. Poetry Press! Celebrating with you on your nomination—cheers!
L.L. Barkat says
Bethany, thank you so much. It’s beyond the nomination stage. The book was awarded as a Finalist in the competition. She’s so happy and honored! 🙂
Bethany R. says
Hip-hip-hooray! I’ve seen the book trailer and read the description—looks fascinating.
I just purchased a copy and filled out a request asking my library to buy a book as well.
Throwing flower petals as confetti for you, Sara!