TOLD FROM THE HIPS Nominated for a National Indie Excellence Award
The 10th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized Told from the Hips by Andrea Amosson in the category of Short Stories as a finalist in this year’s competition.
This prestigious National award is open to all English language books in print from small, medium, university, self-published and independent publishers.
The National Indie Excellence Awards exists to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small and independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.
Winners and finalists are determined based on ‘overall excellence of presentation in addition to the writing.’ Told from the Hips is a short story collection that features women who have strength, cleverness, and solid hips. A moving series of short stories told through the lives of women of different ages as they traverse the passage of time showing hopes, humor, regret and courage. All are thought-provoking with real depth of emotion that the author provides.
“We are proud to announce the winners & finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work,” said NIEA Award sponsor, Ellen Reid, President & CEO.