Awards: Benjamin Franklin Winners; Christian Book Winners

Winners have been announced for the 2024 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards in Gold and Silver categories. The awards are sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association and celebrate excellence in independent book publishing. To see the winners, click here.

IBPA announced that the awards will now be known as the IBPA Book Awards. In addition, IBPA has created several new categories for the awards. One new category honors IBPA's founder and is called the Jan Nathan Lifetime Achievement Award, which will recognize "outstanding contributions to independent publishing by individuals and companies." IBPA is also adding six more categories, including AAPI Communities; Black/African American Communities; Disabled Communities; First Nations/Indigenous Communities; Latina/o/e Communities; LGBTQIA2+ Communities; and Neurodivergent Communities.


All My Knotted-Up Life: A Memoir by Beth Moore (Tyndale Momentum) won the 2024 Christian Book of the Year Award, sponsored by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. The ECPA wrote, "In her memoir about overcoming abuse, addiction, and the challenges of poverty, Moore points to the central role of her faith in finding freedom from trauma and finding purpose in life." To see all the Christian Book Award winners, click here.

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