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.