Category Archives: News Tidbits
GO WEST! New Mexico’s National Book Festival Selection for 2016
Go West!, Joel Nakamura’s award-winning children’s book about the American West, has been chosen as New Mexico’s representative book for the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.! This selection was made by the New Mexico State Library Staff, and in … Continue reading
PDN Photo Annual Selects Collections from Kehrer Verlag and Daylight Books!
Five Kehrer Verlag photo collections are winners in the Photo District News 2016 Photo Annual! Dima Gavrysh’s Inshallah was selected because it “explores the Soviet and American occupations of Afghanistan and draws on Gavrysh’s childhood fantasies that romanticized the military and … Continue reading
In a Village By the Sea Wins Northern California Book Award
The 35th annual Northern California Book Awards took place on Sunday, May 15 at Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Library, and celebrated and recognized Northern Californian authors and their best books of 2015. Among the honored was In a … Continue reading
Signs Preceding the End of the World Wins Three Percent’s Best Translated Fiction Book Award!
Three Percent has recognized author Yuri Herrera and translator Lisa Dillman for their tremendous work producing Signs Preceding the End of the World with And Other Stories! The novel swept the fiction category to take the 2016 Best Translated Book … Continue reading
PGW Kids at BEA 2016!
PGW Kids is at BEA Chicago this week! Come by Booth #2365 and check out all the great books on our frontlist and backlist, and visit the rest of the great booths in our aisle. BEA Chicago McCormick Place Convention … Continue reading
Four Consortium Titles Nominated for Eisner Awards!
Several of our publishers’ titles and authors have been nominated for the 2016 Eisner Awards, considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry. Written and Drawn by Henrietta, created by Liniers and published by TOON Books, is competing in the … Continue reading
Mighty Media = Midwest Book Award Finalists!
Three Mighty Media titles have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Midwest Book Awards! If an Elephant Went to School by Ellen Fischer, illustrated by Laura Wood, and Monster Needs Your Vote by Paul Czajak, illustrated by Wendy Grieb, … Continue reading
Two Theatre Communications Group Plays are Pulitzer Prize Finalists!
We are excited to announce that The Humans by Stephen Karam has been named a 2016 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama! The Theatre Communications Group play has been a rousing success since it opened on Broadway at the … Continue reading
What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? Q&A in Kirkus!
Julie Danielson (Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast) has done a Kirkus Q&A with What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? co-author Emma Dryden. What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? is the sixth book in the What Does … Continue reading
The Story of My Teeth Wins a Los Angeles Times Book Prize!
The 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction goes to The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli! The Los Angeles Times Jacket Copy section reported the news on April 9. The prize honors literary excellence and celebrates the … Continue reading