Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Three UL Press titles named ForeWord Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards finalists

            Three titles published by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press — all fabulous books according to this blogster — have been named as finalists in the 17th Annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. They are:
            "Artist Spaces, New Orleans" by Tina Freeman and Morgan Molthrop in the Photography category, a comprehensive portrait of New Orleans’s artists and their relationship to space.
            "The Irish in New Orleans" by Laura D. Kelley, in the Regional category, a history of the Irish in New Orleans, illustrated with photographs.
            "You Don’t Know Me" by James Nolan in the Short Story category, a collection of short stories about New Orleans.
             In the next two months, a panel of more than 100 librarians and booksellers will determine the winners in more than 60 categories. Winners will be announced at the American Library Association annual conference on Friday, June 26.
            The complete list of the finalists can be found here.


Louisiana Book News is written by Cheré Coen, the author of “Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History,” Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana” and “ExploringCajun Country: A Historic Guide to Acadiana” and co-author of “Magic’s in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets.” Write her at cherecoen@gmail.com.