Hub City wins three IPPY Awards!
Hub City Press is excited to announce that it has won one gold and two silver awards in the annual Independent Publisher Awards, known as the IPPYs.
Punch., a book of poetry by Ray McManus of Lexington, S.C., was named the top poetry book in North America by an independent publisher in 2014. It received the gold award in the poetry category.
The Only Sounds We Make, a book of essays by Lee Zacharias of Greensboro, N.C., received the silver award in the Essay/Creative Nonfiction category and was the runner-up to an essay collection by former poet laureate Ted Kooser.
The Whiskey Baron, a novel by Jon Sealy of Richmond, Va., received the silver award in the category of Southern Fiction.
"This is a great haul of awards for a press of our size," said Betsy Teter, Hub City's executive director. Hub City has now won 16 IPPY Awards in the 19 years of the contest.
More than 2,750 independent authors and publishers participated in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. The IPPYs are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, and self-published titles published each year. The awards are open to all members of the independent publishing industry, and to authors and publishers worldwide who produce books intended for an English-speaking market.
The full list of winners is here.