Two More Honors for “Marcel’s Letters”
Read more about the two newest honors for "Marcel's Letters"
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Two More Honors for “Marcel’s Letters”

Front cover artwork of book, Marcel's Letters, with announcement of both Paris Book Award and International Book Award

Marcel’s Letters has garnered two more honors!

The book is a winner for Biography/Autobiography/Memoir in the Paris Book Festival. This festival is open to major publishers, independent publishers and self-published works in the following categories: non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies, young adult, how-to, photography/art, unpublished stories, business, poetry, spiritual/religious, and travel. Books are judged using the following criteria:
1. General excellence and the author’s passion for telling a good story.
2. The potential of the work to gain a wider audience in the worldwide market.

The full list of Paris Book Festival winners can be found here.

The book is also a finalist for Non-Fiction Narrative in the International Book Awards. Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of sponsor American Book Fest said this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results. Keen says of the awards, “The 2018 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of IBA, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the summer season.” Keen adds, “IBA’s success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

The full list of IBA winners can be found here.