IPPY Award – 2014

The Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPYs), dedicated to acknowledging those who exhibit courage, innovation and creativity in publishing, has awarded its 2014 silver medal for excellence in Mystery/Cozy/Noir to Colorado Noir: Stories from the Dark Side, by John Dwaine McKenna. Published by Rhyolite Press LLC.


ABOUT  Colorado Noir: Stories from the Dark Side


ABOUT  Independent Publisher Book Awards

With approximately 4,000 entries from around the world, a total of 275 medals were awarded to entrants in 78 national categories. The winners are all members of the independent publishing industry including authors, small publishers and university presses worldwide.

The Independent Publisher Book Awards, were designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers. Established as the first awards program open exclusively to independents, the “IPPYs” recognize hundreds of the year’s best books, giving them instant credibility and bringing them to the attention of booksellers, buyers, librarians, and book lovers around the world.”