Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Changing Range of Light Receives Indie Publishing Award

I am pleased to announce that The Changing Range of Light, portraits of the Sierra Nevada, has received an Eric Hoffer Excellence in Independent Publishing Award in the Art Book Category.

The Eric Hoffer Award Mission Statement
The Hoffer Award was founded at the start of the 21st century (with permission from the Eric Hoffer Estate) to honor freethinking writers and independent books of exceptional merit. 
The “Hoffer” honored prose is largely unpublished and the books are chiefly from small, academic, and micro presses, including self-published offerings. Throughout the centuries, writers such as Emily Dickinson, James Joyce, Walt Whitman, and Virginia Wolfe have taken the path of self-publishing rather than have their ideas forced into a corporate or sociopolitical mold. The books and prose of the Hoffer Award are nominated by the people and judged by independent panels. Winners of the “Hoffer” are given prizes, honors, and worldwide media exposure, as well as being covered in the US Review of Books and published in the annual anthology, Best New WritingThe Hoffer Award will continue to be a platform for and the champion of the independent voice.

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