Three Rooms Press is thrilled to announce that three of its 2017 releases have been tapped as Finalists for the 2017 Foreword Indies Book Awards, in three categories. The prestigious annual awards highlight books from university and independent publishers. Winners are selected by a panel of more than 120 librarians and booksellers from throughout the U.S. This year, more than 2,000 entries spread across 68 genres were submitted for consideration. Winners in each genre will be announced June 15, 2018.
The Three Rooms Press titles selected as finalists include:
- PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982 by Phil Marcade
“Marcade’s stories surprise and delight, reviving an influential, exciting moment in American culture.”
- CELESTIAL MECHANICS, a novel by William Least Heat-Moon
“This is imaginative work about a man’s quest for true connection. A sprawling, fantastical work about a man’s spiritual journey, Celestial Mechanics is the first novel by William Least Heat-Moon, who is well-known for his best-selling Blue Highways.” —Foreword Reviews
- THE OBAMA INHERITANCE: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir, edited by Gary Phillips
“A collection of 15 stories so sly, fresh and Bizarro World witty, they reaffirm the resiliency of the artistic imagination.”—NPR Fresh Air
Authors include: Eric Beetner, Christopher Chambers, Kate Flora, Adam Lance Garcia, Danny Gardner, L. Scott Jose, Lise McClendon, Walter Mosley, Andrew Nette, Gary Phillips, Travis Richardson, Nisi Shawl, Robert Silverberg, Anthony Neil Smith, Désirée Zamorano
Congratulations to these fine authors and congratulations to Three Rooms Press — this is quite an honor!