The Independent Author Network announced the results of its tenth annual Book of the Year Awards.

My novel, Cooperative Lives, was honored as a finalist in literary fiction. Claire Fullerton's Little Tea was voted best book in literary fiction and won the grand prize silver medal for best book overall. Congratulations, Claire Fullerton! Little Tea has definitely been added to my reading list.

IAN is a leading book promotion cooperative for self-published print, eBook, and audiobook authors, and those published by small presses, mid-size independent publishers and university presses. It is a partner member of the Alliance of Independent Authors and complies with its Code of Conduct. IAN has more than 600,000 followers on Twitter and 200,000 followers on Facebook.

The IAN Book of the Year Award is an international contest open to all authors with 40 fiction and non-fiction categories. Winners are eligible to receive a share of cash prizes exceeding $6,000 USD. It is considered one of the most competitive and economical book contests among indie publishers.

I am proud to be one of this year's award recipients.

2020 IAN Book of the Year Award Winners