In the 2009 EVVY Book Awards, Outskirts Press authors won First and Second Place in the Humor Category. First Place was won by J. L. Durnin, for the book The Shady Nook Pageant.
And Second Place was won by The PTA: Sex, Intrigue, and Designer Handbags, by Carol Olson & Cherie Rodgers.
In the interest of helping all authors understand what comprises an award-winning book, let’s take a closer look at comparing these two wonderful award-winning Outskirts Press publications:
J.L. Durnin, award-winning author of The Shady Nook Pageant, had this to say when notified of the award:
“Thank you for your congratulatory message. I am extremely gratified and honored to have won a 1st place award from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association in the prestigious 2009 EVVY Book Awards competition. I’m sure it would not have been possible, without help and support from Outskirts Press. It has be a pleasure to work with your organization, I will not hesitate to avail myself of your services for my next literary effort. From my personal experience, I recommend your services to any writer, neophyte or veteran, as a wise choice for self publishing authors.”