AMERICAN BOOK FEST ANNOUNCES WINNERS AND FINALISTS OF THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS
Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors in the 11th Annual International Book Awards
Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, John Wiley & Son, Palgrave Macmillan, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Thomas Nelson, Forge, Loyola Press, Shambhala Publications, SoundsTrue, She Writes Press, Free Spirit Publishing and hundreds of national and international Independent Houses contribute to this year’s Outstanding Competition!
American Book Fest would especially like to congratulate Pope Francis on placing in several categories of the 11th Annual International Book Awards. All titles were entered by his American publisher.
LOS ANGELES – American Book Fest announced the winners and finalists of THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (IBA) on July 22, 2020. Over 400 winners and finalists were announced in over 90 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of American Book Fest, said this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.
Keen says of the awards, “The 2020 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of IBA, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the second half of 2020.”
Keen adds, “IBA’s success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”