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Indie Lit Awards 2011 Short Lists

January 8, 2012 by  •
Independent Literary AwardsThe Short Lists for the 2011 Independent Literary Awards have been announced. The awards are given in a number of genres, and I am honored to have been asked to serve as a voting member of the “Mystery” panel.

The following have made the 2011 Indie Lit Awards Mystery Short List:

  • Missing Daughter, Shattered Family by Liz Strange (MLR Press)
  • The Cut by George Pelecanos (Reagan Arthur/LIttle, Brown)
  • A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny (St. Martin’s Press)
  • The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes by Marcus Sakey (Dutton)
  • Fun & Games by Duane Swierczynski (Mulholland Books/Little, Brown)

The Short Lists have also been announced for the Biography/ Memoir, Fiction, Non-Fiction, GLBTQ, Poetry, and Speculative Fiction genres as well. You can read more about the Independent Literary Awards and see all the Short List nominees on the Indie Lit Awards website.

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Indie Lit Awards Nominations Open

September 1, 2011 by  •
Independent Literary AwardsThe year is nearly three quarters over (where’d the time go?!), so that means nominations for this year’s Indie Lit Awards are now open!

Independent Literary Awards are given to books that have been recommended and voted on by independent literary bloggers. Nominations are open to independent literary bloggers only, and are then voted upon by a panel of bloggers who are proficient in the genre they represent. Each panel is led by a judge who oversees the integrity of the process.

Awards are given in a number of genres, and nominations are open from September 1st through December 31st. So what are you waiting for? Click over and nominate your favorite reads of 2011 for the Indie Lit Awards.

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Independent Literary Awards

March 22, 2011 by  •

Independent Literary AwardsThe year is nearly a quarter over (where’d the time go?!), so that means it’s time to start thinking about the Independent Literary Awards. For those who may be unfamiliar with what those are:

Independent Literary Awards are given to books that have been recommended and voted on by independent literary bloggers. Nominations are open to independent literary bloggers only, and are then voted upon by a panel of bloggers who are proficient in the genre they represent. Each panel is led by a judge who oversees the integrity of the process.

The awards are given in a number of genres, and I am honored to have been asked to serve as a member of the “Mystery” panel.

Nominations in all genres will be open from September 1st through December 31st, and I encourage my fellow bloggers to participate in that process. If the spirit moves you, also feel free to add an Independent Literary Awards button to your website and help spread the word. There are going to be a lot of great books to consider by the time September rolls around, so start making your list now!

Read more about the Independent Literary Awards.