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The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories is the 2018 DBW Award Winner in Short Stories

October 29, 2018

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Digital Book World Announces the Winners of the 2018 DBW Awards

The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories by Fiza Pathan receives the Award in Best Book (Short Stories) 

Bandra, Mumbai 400050, INDIA (October 29, 2018): Fiza Pathan Publishing OPC Private Limited is proud to announce that The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories by Fiza Pathan was declared a Winner in Best Book (Short Stories) in the 2018 DBW Awards. The results were announced during a ceremony at the #DBW18 conference on Oct. 2 in Nashville, Tenn. at the Music City Center.

 

 

The Press Release is given below:

October 3, 2018 |  Bradley Metrock, CEO Score Publishing

Digital Book World Announces the Winners of the 2018 DBW Awards

‘Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie’ Receives Four Awards Total, Including Best Book (Overall)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2018) – Digital Book World announced the winners of the 2018 DBW Awards – including Best Book (Overall), Best Audio Book and Publisher of the Year, as well as 48 other key categories – during a ceremony at the #DBW18 conference on Oct. 2 in Nashville, Tenn. at the Music City Center. Award winners represent books in various categories, publishing tech innovations and leading technology companies, as well as industry professionals and authors.

“Digital Book World is honored to recognize best-in-class achievement across the wide world of publishing, and we’re thrilled to celebrate these distinguished award winners with the publishing and technology community,” said Digital Book World Executive Producer Bradley Metrock. “Congratulations to all of the award winners – we’re proud to showcase your work.”

One of the honorees, Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie, received four awards total, including: Best Book (Overall), Best Book (Fiction), Best Book (Children’s) and Best Book (Interactive Fiction). Galdo’s Gift is a hybrid book-movie for children.

During the ceremony, Digital Book World also inducted two industry veterans into DBW’s new Publishing Hall of Fame – Marie Dutton Brown and Len Edgerly, both of whom attended the event. Brown is the iconic editor and literary agent who successfully championed diversity in publishing over the course of her 50-year career, and Edgerly is the creator and host of The Kindle Chronicles, a podcast which has aired every week, without disruption, for more than a decade.

Winners of the 2018 Digital Book World Awards include:

Publisher of the Year
Dark Horse

Trade Publisher of the Year
Macmillan

Children’s Publisher of the Year
Disney Publishing

Educational Publisher of the Year
A Book Apart

Corporate Publisher of the Year
NASA

Academic/Scholarly Publisher of the Year
Princeton University Press

Religious Publisher of the Year (Tie)
Kube Publishing
LifeWay

Independent Publisher of the Year
Milkweed Editions

Publishing Executive of the Year (Tie)
Jeff Bezos, Amazon
Dominique Raccah, Sourcebooks

Publishing Entrepreneur of the Year
Matt and Melissa Hammersley, Novel Effect

Publishing Commentator of the Year
Joanna Penn, Author

The DBW Medal for Leadership in Diversity
Morgan Jerkins, Author

Best Book (Overall)
Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)

Best Book (Fiction)
Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)

Best Book (Non-Fiction)
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)

Best Book (Essays)
Feel Free: Essays (Zadie Smith)

Best Book (Politics)
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Michael Wolff)

Best Book (Religious)
Longing For Motherhood (Chelsea Patterson Sobolik)

Best Book (Science Fiction)
Artificial Condition (Martha Wells)

Best Book (Short Stories)
The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories (Fiza Pathan)

Best Book (Social Issues)
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)

The full Press Release can be read at :

https://www.digitalbookworld.com/single-post/2018/10/02/2018-DBW-Award-Winners

Digital Book World (DBW) is the annual gathering of the wide world of publishing. Next year’s event will also take place in October (dates TBD) in Nashville – the new permanent home for the conference.

To learn more about Digital Book World, visit http://www.digitalbookworld.com. Follow Digital Book World on Twitter: @DigiBookWorld or via #DBW18 and #DBW19

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