Information about FAPA’s annual President’s Book Awards
We are proud to announce the 2020 FAPA President’s Book Award contest finalists! Our thanks to the many librarians and publishing professions who served as judges this year and to the incredibly talented authors who submitted their books.
On August 3, 2019, the Florida Authors and Publishers Association awarded its prestigious annual President?s Book Awards. The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold, silver, or bronze medals.
The Board of Directors of the Florida Authors and Publishers Association are pleased to announce the books that have been selected to be awarded 2019 FAPA President’s Books Awards medals.
Submissions for the 2019 FAPA President’s Book Awards open on November 1, 2018. Submissions will close on April 1, 2019. This year FAPA will award gold, silver, and bronze medals in twenty-five categories.
Meet new member and 2018 FAPA Gold medalist Deborah Gomer, an oncology nurse, case manager, health coach, and a cancer survivor who values the extraordinary power of the mind and body.
High school sophomore and FAPA member, Sarah Frank, was recently featured on Tampa Bay News 9 and in an article in the Tampa Bay Times about being awarded a Silver medal in the 2018 FAPA President?s Book Awards for her first book, One Chance.
George R. (Bob) Dekle, Sr. is a retired law professor, a former prosecutor and public defender, and the author of eight books including 2018 FAPA Gold Medalist Prarie Defender: The Murder Trails of Abraham Lincoln.
Recommended Read | “A Beautiful Morning: How a Morning Ritual Can Feed Your Soul and Transform Your Life” by Ashley Ellington Brown
This week’s recommended read is “A Beautiful Morning | How a Morning Ritual Can Feed Your Soul and Transform Your Life” by Ashley Ellington Brown, a 2018 FAPA Gold Medalist for How-To and Self Help.
On August 4, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association awarded its prestigious annual President?s Book Awards for the best books of 2017 and the first half of 2018 submitted nationally by authors and publishers. The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold, silver, or bronze medals.