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Lake Buena Vista FL—On  August 5, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) gave out its prestigious annual President’s Awards for outstanding books by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States.  FAPA recognized books in forty-seven categories.

Clemenceau’s Daughters, Rocky Porch Moore’s southern-flavored horror novel, won medals for excellence in three categories:  GOLD in Adult Fiction-Horror; SILVER in Adult Fiction-Contemporary/Literary;  and SILVER in Adult Fiction-General.

“The 2016 award winners exemplify excellence in publishing both regionally and nationally.  The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers, ” said Terri Gerrell, FAPA President.

The competition employed sixty-five judges from across the United States including librarians, educators, and publishing professionals.  All recipients of a FAPA President’s Book Award will have the opportunity to have their book displayed at BookExpo America 2017, the #1 book event for the book industry in the US.  BookExpo America 2017 will be in New York City May 31-June 2, 2017.