Last night, Riverdale Avenue Books received three Independent Publisher Book (IPPY) Awards in the erotica and horror categories, as well RAB/Afraid Author Jeremy Wagner for outstanding author website at the awards ceremony held at the Copacabana in New York City.
The Independent Publisher Book Awards, affectionately called the IPPY Awards, has identified a reading list of progressive, thought-provoking books, the kind that can touch lives, advance careers and stretch our imaginations. "Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing," the IPPY Awards showcases the best books from throughout North America and the English-speaking world. The IPPY Awards were launched 22 years ago as the first unaffiliated awards program open exclusively to independent, university and self-published titles.
The books from Riverdale Avenue Books that received awards included:
Erotica Gold Medal - Domme Quixote by Lissa Trevor
Erotica Silver Medal - Women Who Love Monsters Edited by Lori Perkins
SF/Fantasy/Horror ebook Bronze Medal - Rabid Heart by Jeremy Wagner
Best Author Website Bronze Medal - Rabid Heart by Jeremy Wagner
“We are honored to receive these awards for the books we publish in the erotic and horror genres,” said Publisher Lori Perkins. “We feel these genres often say powerful things about the time we live in and we are so proud to have our authors’ voices heard and recognized.”
The Women Who Love Monsters anthology was a tie-in to an episode of Vice TV’s Slutever which aired on March 20. The full episode of Monster Fantasy can be streamed here: