Author Solutions’ iUniverse Imprint Authors win Independent Publisher Book Awards

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“Dancing on the Inside” wins gold at 2012 Independent Publisher Book “IPPY” Awards

Author Solutions, Inc.

Author Solutions, Inc.(ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, announced that seven iUniverse imprint titles received medals at this year’s 2012 Independent Publisher Book “IPPY” Awards with “Dancing on the Inside ” by Glen C. Strathy, taking home the gold in the category of Juvenile Fiction.

Along with “Dancing on the Inside,” six other iUniverse titles received awards, including:

  •     “Sojourner of Warren’s Camp” by Joseph Dorris—(Silver in Best Original Fiction)
  •     “Shanghaied” by David Paul—(Silver in Best Juvenile Fiction E-Book)
  •     “The Hometown” by Leena Ceraveeni—(Bronze in Multicultural Fiction Adult)
  •     “Murder Under the Microscope” by Jane Bennett Munro—(Bronze in Suspense/Thriller)
  •     “Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II” by Ivan J. Houston—(Bronze in History [U.S.])
  •     “Consider the Ravens: On Contemporary Hermit Life” by Paul A. Fredette and Karen Karper Fredette—(Bronze in Religion)

“We were very pleased to learn that so many iUniverse books received medals at this year’s IPPY awards,” said Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of global marketing at Author Solutions, Inc. “Independent authors are writing high-quality content every day, and thanks to indie publishing, those books are now readily available in the marketplace.”

2012 marks the IPPY Awards’ most successful year, with more than 5,000 print and e-book entries across 50 categories. For more information about the IPPY Awards including information about how to enter for next year, please visit:
For more information about ASI, ASI’s partner brands, or self-publishing, visit For more information about self-publishing opportunities with iUniverse, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS.

About Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie book publishing. ASI’s leading self-publishing imprints—AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Palibrio, Trafford Publishing and Xlibris—have helped more than 140,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 175,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors with a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, ASI’s global reach includes imprints developed specifically for authors in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit, and follow @authorsolutions on Twitter for the latest news.

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