March 14, 2022, Glen Ridge, N.J. — The 2022 Independent Press Award (IPA) recognized A Beekeeper’s Diary Self-Guide to Keeping Bees by Charlotte Ekker Wiggins as a first place winner. The book was chosen as the best in the “How to” nonfiction category.
The 310-page paperback guides new beekeepers on how to set up, and initially manage, honey bees. The book was approved by Great Plains Master Beekeeping out of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln as providing scientifically-based best management practices.
The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected IPA Award Winners and Distinguished Favorites are based on overall excellence.
In 2022, the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD had entries worldwide. Authors and publishers from countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Jordan, Puerto Rico, Switzerland participated.
“We are proud to announce the winners and distinguished favorites in our annual 2022 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD. This year included an array of quality and diverse independent books,” Olczak said. “It’s crystal clear that independent publishing is pushing on every corner of the earth with great content. We are thrilled to be highlighting key titles representing global independent publishing.” said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak.
For more information please visit independentpressaward.com; and to see this year’s list of IPA Winners and Distinguished Favorites, please visit the website pages:
2022 WINNERS: https://www.independentpressaward.com/2022winners
For more information about the author, visit https://www.charlotteekkerwiggins.com/.