Monday, July 7, 2014

Katey Schultz's "Flashes of War" Wins IndieFab Book of the Year Award

Katey Schultz was awarded an IndieFab Book of the Year Award from Foreword Reviews, receiving the Gold Medal for Adult Fiction in the Military/War category for Flashes of War. Judged by a panel of librarians and booksellers from around the country, the IndieFab awards, were announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Foreword Reviews created this awards program in order to help readers discover distinctive books from the indie publishing community.

From a field of 1,500 entries in 60 categories, this year’s list of winners includes Garrison Keillor, Barry Lopez, Harvard Business Review, Georgia Museum of Art, B&H Publishing, Rizzoli Publishing, SUNY Press, Loyola University Press, Chicago Review Press, Valentine D’Arcy Sheldon, and Wayne State University Press, among others. The winners represent the best work coming from today’s independent  authors and publishers.

Originally from Portland, Oregon,Schultz is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA in Writing Program and recipient of the Linda Flowers Literary Award from the North Carolina Humanities Council. Her collection, Flashes of War, won the 2013 Gold Medal Book of the Year for literary fiction from the Military Writers Society of America.

Schultz lives in a 1970 Airstream trailer bordering the Pisgah National Forest.

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