The winners of the 2017 annual IndieReader Discovery Awards (IRDAs) were announced today at BookExpo America (BEA) in New York City. I am completely honored and humbled to announce that Mists of The Serengeti won the second place for Fiction! The judges on the panel included:
- Neal Thompson, Director of Author and Publishing Relations at Amazon
- Karen Schechner, Senior Indie Editor/Kirkus Reviews
- Michael Valinsky, Kirkus Reviews
- Myra Forsberg, Indie Editor/Kirkus Reviews
- Sandra Poirier Diaz, President/Smith PR
A huge thanks to New York Times and USA Today bestselling CJ Lyons, who announced the winners, and to IndieReader founder, Amy Edelman, who launched the IRDAs in order to help indie authors reach a wider audience.