Features

Oh What a Night at the Copa
Oh What a Night at the Copa
by Jim (the IPPY Hippie) Barnes

Celebrating the 2019 IPPY Medalists

Oh, what a night is was, as we hosted the 23rd Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards ceremony at the Copacabana Times Square night club in New York City. The legendary disco dance club was pac …   read more

Announcing the Results of the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards
Announcing the Results of the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 23rd annual, 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. The quality of this year's entries was …   read more

10 Years of “Book Smarts
10 Years of “Book Smarts"
by Jillian Manning / June 2019

Yale Publishing Course Celebrates Its Tenth Birthday

Back in 2011, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the Yale Publishing Course. I was just starting out in my publishing career, and spending a week in New Haven with some of the brightest lit …   read more

Hello, Goodbye Girl
Hello, Goodbye Girl
by Nina L. Diamond /May 2019

A Q&A with Quinn Cummings

At and on every stage of her life, Quinn Cummings has always been a storyteller. A very, very, very funny storyteller. In her 51 years, she's been a successful child actor; worked behind the scen …   read more

Remembering Mark Medoff - 1940-2019
Remembering Mark Medoff - 1940-2019
by Nina L. Diamond / June 2019

A Tribute & An Interview with the Tony Award-Winning Playwright

I often joke that I've been 15 for a very long time. But, tonight, that takes on an extra meaning. It's the evening of Sunday, June 9th, I'm sitting in front of the TV, and I'm watching the Tony Award …   read more