2010 Council for Wisconsin Writers
Honorable Mention in the Kingery/Derleth Book-Length Nonfiction
The Council for Wisconsin Writers (CWW) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, membership organization dedicated to promoting local, state, and national awareness of Wisconsin's great literary heritage and to encouraging excellence among today's Wisconsin writers.
2010 ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Award
Gold in the Home & Garden Category
ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards were established to bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. ForeWord is the only review trade journal devoted exclusively to books from independent houses. This is a nationally recognized award.
2010 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Midwest Book Awards
Winner in the Total Book Design Category
Founded in 1984, MIPA exists today as a vibrant professional non-profit association that serves the upper-Midwest independent publishing community and industry through education, networking and peer recognition. MIPA is proud to be a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).
2010 USA National Best Book Awards
Finalist in the Home: General Category
2010 Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards
Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement for a 2010 Publication
The WLA Literary Awards Committee annually selects no more than ten books to receive outstanding recognition awards.
2011 American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Awards
Award of Merit
The American Association for State and Local History provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans. The Award of Merit is presented to recognize excellence for projects, individual achievement and organizational general excellence.
2011 Chicago Book Clinic and Media Show
Honorable Mention in the General Trade, Illustrated Category
2011 National Indie Excellence Awards
Winner in the Architecture Category
The competition is judged by independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. They select award winners and finalists based on overall excellence of presentation.
2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Grand Prize Winner for Best Design
Winner in the Best Overall Design Category
Winner in the Coffee Table Book/Photography Category
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards were established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories. They are presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.
2011 PubWest Book Design Awards
Silver in the Historical/Biographical Category
The PubWest Design Awards were developed 27 years ago to recognize superior design and outstanding production quality of books. This is an important program to the PubWest organization and the publishers who contribute to it, as well as to the larger publishing community. It allows all of us to see trends that are coming into the publishing world, and it gives those in the design and production areas an opportunity to see what our peers are doing.