Monday, February 25, 2013

iUniverse Authors Gain Recognition at London Book Festival 2012

Source: iUniverse Author Focus

For some writers, it is fulfilling enough to get their ideas on paper and eventually get published. The unexpected positive acclaim may just be the icing on the cake. Nevertheless, a good or bad critical reception opens new doors of opportunities and challenges. iUniverse Publishing is behind our author community and aspiring authors in this exciting self-publishing journey.

We proudly present our iUniverse authors whose works received praise at the prestigious London Book Festival 2012 held at the British Library in London, UK on January 24, 2013.

Here are the winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions:


WINNER: The Old Rectory: Escape to a Country Kitchen by Julia Ibbotson

Honorable Mention: The Haunting of Wolfe Haven by Debbie A. Heaton
General Fiction (Honorable Mention)

The Length of the Leash by Gary D. Sproul
Children’s Books (Honorable Mention)

Growing Pains: A Planet in Distress by Valorie M. Allen
Wild Card (Honorable Mention)

Marginal by Susie Werle Larkin

The London Book Festival awards titles in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Italian. Published, self-published or independently published authors may present their works in a wide variety of genres, including non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies, genre-based, how-to, photography/art, spiritual, young adult, unpublished, business, science fiction, poetry, and more. The panel of judges chooses winners based on an author’s story-telling skills and his/her work’s ability to gain international acclaim.
The 2012 London Book Festival Author of the Year also won US$1500 and fare expenses to London for the awards ceremony.

iUniverse Publishing salutes our authors for their writing gift and literary achievements! Take inspirations from more featured iUniverse authors at the iUniverse Blog and the iUniverse Author Focus. Get relevant advice on writing, editing, and book marketing at the iUniverse Writer’s Tips.


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