🎉 The New York City Big Book Award® announces the 2022 Winners, and Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be? is named WINNER of the Picture Books – All Ages category! Yay!
🧡 Thank you so much, Ted and Gabby Olczak and the esteemed judges of the 2022 NYC Big Book Award. I’m incredibly honored and grateful for this recognition.
🧡 Chiara Nasi—I appreciate you so much, and I will always be grateful.
🎉 Congratulations to all my fellow awardees! 🎉
✨ From the NYC Big Book Award:
2022 was a record year for books awarded due to the high level of quality and diversity of books submitted. NYC Big Book Award received book submissions worldwide. Journalists, well established authors, small and large press, and first time indie authors participated in high numbers. Entries were received from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. Cities such as Ann Arbor, Edmonton, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Philadelphia, Santa Cruz, Singapore, Toronto, Vancouver were among the entries. Winners were recognized from Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malta, Sweden, and the United States of America.
✨Awarded titles hailed from Blackstone Publishing, Friesen Press, Gatekeeper Press and Greenleaf Book Group Press. Exemplary children publishers included Mango and Marigold Press. Independent presses such as Gibbs Smith Books, Koehler Books, Rowman & Littlefield, and She Writes Press earned winner and distinguished favorite awards. AuthorHouse, IngramSpark, KindleDirect, and SDP Publishing were among the self-publishing platforms. Lastly, HarperCollins, MacMillan, and Penguin Random House were among the large publishers that entered.
✨”We are elated to highlight these authors’ books, recognize their excellence, and share their achievements.” said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak. “We look forward to showcasing these titles to a larger audience.”
To view the list of winners, visit nycbigbookaward.com.