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CIPA EVVY AWARDS

 

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Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA),

with the CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation (ELF),

proudly announce the winners from our 21st Annual CIPA EVVY Awards...

 

Congratulations to the following CIPA EVVY Awards Book Competition Winners!

Regular Categories Award Winners

Technical Categories Award Winners

(1st = Gold, 2nd = Silver, 3rd = Bronze. Purchase physical stickers, or digital stickers here!)

ATTENTION 2015 CIPA EVVY AWARD WINNERS: Download your digital award here (http://adobe.ly/1ES6bbu). Instructions on how to download your digital award can be found here


Download and view photos from the event here(For instructions on how to save your photos, watch this YouTube video.)

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Regular Categories Below

Regular Category Book Title Award Author
First Name
Author
Last Name
Publisher
Academic/Reference The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law 1st Randy Chapman Mighty Rights Press
Academic/Reference What's Wrong with That Door? 3rd John Quist Outskirts Press
           
Autobiography/Memoirs Not In the Pink 1st Tina Martel Tina Martel
Autobiography/Memoirs Goat Lips 2nd Matthew Taylor Merry Dissonance Press
Autobiography/Memoirs Song of the Mountains: My Pilgrammage to Maa Ganga 3rd Shaku Rajagopal Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
Autobiography/Memoirs Zero to Sixty 3rd Bruce Allen MacMullan Merry Dissonance Press
Autobiography/Memoirs K is for Kathmandu Merit Cynthia T. Kennedy Eolus Press, LLC
Autobiography/Memoirs Peeling Back the Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph Merit Lawayne Childrey  Outskirts Press
           
Biography Auschwitz #34207 2nd Nancy Sprowell Geise Merry Dissonance Press
Biography Legacy of Leadership 3rd Steve Myers Bookcrafters
           
Business/Career Super Job Search  IV 1st Peter K. Studner Jamenair Ltd.
Business/Career The Conscious Leader 2nd Shelley Recinello LID Publishing
Business/Career Poof! Plant Profits In Peril 3rd Allison Frederick Bookcrafters
Business/Career Brewing Beneath the Perk  Merit Teri Meehan  
Business/Career Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget Merit Debra Jason Aviva Publishing
           
Children's Picture Books Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon 1st Terry John Barto AuthorHouse
Children's Picture Books Better Than Cheese 2nd Cam Vuksinich AmazingMouseBooks
Children's Picture Books Gollywood, Here I Come! 3rd Terry John Barto AuthorHouse
Children's Picture Books Frieda Tails Vol. 2 Merit Kimberly Baltz DogEar Publishing
Children's Picture Books The Twelve Days of Spring in Colorado Merit Michelle Rodenburg Grubnedor Press
Children's Picture Books Toothful Tales Merit Jeanette Flannery Courtad Mentors International Publications
           
Children's Story Books Fox Forest Band 1st Lisa Lindman Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
Children's Story Books Better Than Cheese 2nd Cam Vuksinich AmazingMouseBooks.com
Children's Story Books Big Albert the Camel 3rd Dr. Peggy Turnage Outskirts Press (PASSED AWAY)
Children's Story Books The Dolphin Princess Merit Sylvia Kelegian Xlibris
           
Coffee Table Books Royal Gorge 1st Eve Nagode Fox Run Art Press
Coffee Table Books 52 Rivers: A Women's Fly-fishing Journey 2nd Shelley Walchak 52 Rivers Publishing
Coffee Table Books I Choose to Remember Merit Mary Ann Drummond Apple Tree Publishing
           
Family & Relationships Speechless 1st E.J. Brown Outskirts Press
Family & Relationships Becoming Mrs. Rogers 2nd Cindi Rogers  
Family & Relationships Growing Up Ugly 3rd Fritzie von Jessen  Outskirts Press
Family & Relationships How To Depolarize Your Jerk Magnet 3rd Christina M. Dalpiaz Chance Publishing
Family & Relationships Ashes and Asphalt Merit Trevor Halloway Robert S. Taylor, (Publisher)
Family & Relationships The Back-Up Mom: A Stepmother's Journey Merit Laura K. Wagner  Outskirts Press
Family & Relationships Wild at Heart Merit Heather H.  Kirby Merry Dissonance Press
           
Fiction/Action Adventure Snow Men 1st Andrew Ceroni Outskirts Press
Fiction/Action Adventure Heliocentric 2nd J.W. Lolite  
Fiction/Action Adventure Good Money Gone 3rd Richard Kilborn Mario Acevedo  
Fiction/Action Adventure The Hummingbird, Book 1 3rd Isabella and Irena de Wardin   Xlibris
Fiction/Action Adventure Tomorrows End Merit Geoffrey Morris Dark Light Publishing
Fiction/Action Adventure A Holiday From Time Merit John Mero Outskirts Press
           
Fiction/Fantasy Dawn of Wonder 1st Jonathan Renshaw  
Fiction/Fantasy Heliocentric 2nd J.W.  Lolite  
Fiction/Fantasy Fire Above 3rd C.H. MacLean CNH Publishing
Fiction/Fantasy The Prophecy Tales: Awakening Merit Acie Lynn Wayfaring Artisan Press 
Fiction/Fantasy Circumstellar Merit J.W. Lolite  
           
Fiction/Historical The Outhouse 2nd David W. Gordon Claymore1745 Press
Fiction/Historical Laffitte's Treasure 3rd Joe Corso Black Horse Publishing
Fiction/Historical More Stories of the Rich and Famous Merit David M.  Tavernier Outskirts Press
Fiction/Historical The Door of the Sad People Merit Alexander  Blackburn Rhyolite Press LLC
           
Fiction/Literary & Contemporary Pianist in a Bordello 1st Mike C.  Erickson Tri-Rhyme Publications 
Fiction/Literary & Contemporary Finding Flipper Frank 2nd Patrick M. Garry  
Fiction/Literary & Contemporary The Virus 2nd Janelle Diller WorldTrek Publishing
Fiction/Literary & Contemporary The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree Merit Alexander Blackburn Rhyolite Press LLC
           
Fiction/Mystery & Detective Killing Streak 1st Merit Clark  
Fiction/Mystery & Detective Midnight in Malamulele 2nd Darla Bartos  
Fiction/Mystery & Detective Out of Reech 3rd Adam J. Beardslee Outskirts Press
Fiction/Mystery & Detective Gold In The Coffins Merit Dominic Certo Len Harac Harmita Press
Fiction/Mystery & Detective Uranium Drive-In Merit Bert Entwistle Black Mule Press
           
Fiction/Romance Back In Six Weeks 1st Sharon Gerdes SKG Press
Fiction/Romance Emerald Silk 2nd Janet Lane Dreaming Tree Publishing
Fiction/Romance Happy Christmas, Miss Lawrence 2nd Jeanette-Marie  Mirich Stonebridge Publications
Fiction/Romance The Hummingbird, Book 1 3rd Isabella and Irena DeWardin   Xlibris
Fiction/Romance The Prophecy Tales: Awakening Merit Acie Lynn Wayfaring Artisan Press 
           
Fiction/Science Fiction Dust to Dust 1st John Hudson  Outskirts Press
Fiction/Science Fiction Tomorrows End 3rd Geoffrey Morris Dark Light Publishing
           
Fiction/Western The Revenge of John W. 2nd Joe Corso  
           
Games & Puzzles Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Durango Herald Small Press
           
Health/Diet Fitness Meet Me Where I Am 1st Mary Ann Drummond Apple Tree Publishing
Health/Diet Fitness Not In the Pink 2nd Tina Martel  
Health/Diet Fitness Better Bodies Through Belly Dance 3rd Stephanie Smith  
Health/Diet Fitness Pilgrim Wheels Merit Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
           
History The Wooden Canvas 1st Ruth E. Lambert San Juan Mountains Association Press
History Auschwitz #34207 2nd Nancy Sprowell Geise Merry Dissonance Press
History Behind the Lines 3rd Jeffrey B. Miller Milbrown Press
History Ghost Tracks Merit Elizabeth A. Green Susan Garrison Meyer American Heritage Media
           
How To The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law 1st Randy Chapman Mighty Rights Press
How To Kick-ass Cannabis 3rd Kip Zonderkop Bookcrafters
           
Humor Pianist in a Bordello 1st Mike C. Erickson Tri-Rhyme Publications
Humor Following That Dream Merit Al Fleming Bookcrafters
Humor Limping Along Merit Ryan Stallings Oakline Books
Humor Zero to Sixty Merit Bruce Allen MacMullan Merry Dissonance Press
           
Inspirational Vice Versa Verse 1st Kim Conrad Gems of Wisdom Press
Inspirational 8 Keys to Wholeness 2nd Donna DeNomme Inlightened Source Publishing
Inspirational A Place For Me! 3rd Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
Inspirational Pilgrim Wheels Merit Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
           
Juvenile Fiction One Hundred Words 1st Lauren Hallstrom Bookcrafters
Juvenile Fiction The Centerville Code 2nd Justin A. Day Jan Weeks
Juvenile Fiction The Alchemist's Legacy 3rd I.S.  Hassan  
Juvenile Fiction Oliver Ornament Merit Michael Burns Outskirts Press
Juvenile Fiction Pinos Altos Merit John Koski Outskirts Press
Juvenile Fiction Pluto The Starfish Merit Bonnie M.  Anderson Outskirts Press
           
Juvenile Non Fiction Dear Class 1st Jane J.  Stein Montview Press
           
Literary Non Fiction K is for Kathmandu 1st Cynthia T. Kennedy Eolus Press, LLC
Literary Non Fiction Pilgrim Wheels 2nd Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
           
Military/Military History Memories of a Life In the Army 2nd Maj. General Louis W. Prentiss, Jr.  iUniverse
           
Motivational A Place For Me! Merit Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
           
Poetry Constructed of Magic and Other Poems on the Immortality of the Human Spirit 1st Louis Swartz Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
Poetry Vice Versa Verse 2nd Kim Conrad Gems of Wisdom Press
Poetry Dreams to Dance in Moonlight 3rd Peter C. Stone Outskirts Press
Poetry Signs of Life Merit Valerie A. Szarek Breezy Mountain Press
           
Politics/Political Science Odd Man Out Merit Joseph R. Murray, II  
           
Religion & Spirituality Constructed of Magic and Other Poems on the Immortality of the Human Spirit 1st Louis Swartz Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
Religion & Spirituality Transforming Faith 2nd Fred Howard  
Religion & Spirituality The Astrology of Success 3rd Jan Spiller  Outskirts Press
Religion & Spirituality Keys to Armageddon Merit KaMuLanS    Outskirts Press
Religion & Spirituality Uncluttered Faith 3rd Erik Lundvik  
           
           
Self Help The Gratitude Connection 1st Amy Collette Wild Grace
Self Help A Place For Me! 2nd Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastroianni  
Self Help Brewing Beneath the Perk  3rd Teri Meehan  
Self Help The Garden of Life Merit Todd Michael Putnam  Outskirts Press
           
Sports Coaching Soccer Is Easy 2nd Carlo  Cornacchia Bookcrafters
           
Travel Ghost Tracks 1st Elizabeth A. Green Susan Garrison Meyer American Heritage Media
Travel 52 Rivers: A Women's Fly-fishing Journey 2nd Shelley Walchak American Heritage Media
           
Women's Studies Back In Six Weeks 1st Sharon Gerdes SKG Press
Women's Studies A Place For Me! 1st Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
Women's Studies 8 Keys to Wholeness 2nd Donna DeNomme  

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Technical Categories Below

Technical Category Book Title Award Author
First Name
Author
Last Name
Editor/Designer/Illustrator Publisher
Children's Illustration Gollywood, Here I Come! 1st Terry John Barto Mattia Cerato Illustrator AuthorHouse
Children's Illustration Frieda Tails Vol. 2 2nd Kimberly Baltz Marty Petersen Illustrator DogEar Publishing
Children's Illustration Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon 3rd Terry John Barto Kim Sponaugle Illustrator AuthorHouse
Children's Illustrations Fox Forest Band Merit Lisa Lindman Chandra Wheeler Illustrator Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
               
Cover Design Ghost Tracks 1st Elizabeth A. Green Lisa Snider Atchison   Designer  Susan Garrison Meyer 
Cover Design Pilgrim Wheels 2nd Neil Hanson Ann Weinstock Designer High Prairie Press
Cover Design Killing Streak 3rd Merit Clark Scott Baird Designer CreateSpace
Cover Design Auschwitz #34207 Merit Nancy Sprowell Geise Nick Zelinger Designer Merry Dissonance Press
Cover Design Behind the Lines Merit Jeffrey B. Millser Laurie Shields Designer Milbrown Press
Cover Design Royal Gorge Merit Eve Nagode Eve Nagode Designer Fox Run Art Press
               
Editing Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Elizabeth A. Green Editor Durango Herald Small Press
Editing Wild at Heart 3rd Heather H. Kirby Donna Mazzitellil Editor Merry Dissonance Press
Editing Goat Lips Merit Matthew Taylor Donna Mazzitellil Editor Merry Dissonance Press
               
Illustrations Not In the Pink 1st Tina Martel Tina Martel Illustrator Tina Martel
Illustrations Goat Lips 3rd Matthew Taylor Catherine McNeil Illustrator Merry Dissonance Press
               
Interior Layout/Design Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Lisa Snider Atchison Designer Durango Herald Small Press
Interior Layout/Design The Wooden Canvas 2nd Ruth E.  Lambert Lisa Snider Atchison Designer San Juan Mountains Association Press
Interior Layout/Design Dear Class 3rd Jane J. Stein Marianne Michalakis Designer Montview Press
Interior Layout/Design My Family Financial Miracle Merit Merle Gilley Ronda Taylor Designer Hugo House Publishers
Interior Layout/Design Behind the Lines Merit Jeffrey B. Miller Dan & Jim Pratt Designers Milbrown Press
               
Printing The Wooden Canvas 1st Ruth E.  Lambert CPC Solutions    San Juan Mountains Association Press
Printing Behind the Lines 2nd Jeffrey B. Miller Mike Daniels   Milbrown Press

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ATTENTION 2015 CIPA EVVY AWARD WINNERS: Download your digital award here (http://adobe.ly/1ES6bbu). Instructions on how to download your digital award can be found here

 

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CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation (CIPA ELF) is a nonprofit Colorado corporation that is tax exempt and recognized as a Public Charity under the provisions of IRC Section 501(c)(3). CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation is listed in IRS Publication 78 and registered with the State of Colorado. Contributions to CIPA ELF are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Here is a fun fact: The CIPA EVVYs are named for CIPA founder, Evelyn Kaye.


 
Click on the year below to see the CIPA EVVY Award winners.
 

2014 2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007  2006  2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  2000  1999  1998 

View the 2014 EVVY award winners here

View the 2012 EVVY award winners here.  

ATTENTION 2014 CIPA EVVY AWARD WINNERS: Download your digital award here (http://adobe.ly/1tdfiSy). 

Instructions on how to download your digital award can be found here

 

CIPA EVVY entries are judged and scored according to established minimum acceptable criteria.  Only those entries that attain the minimum acceptable score become finalists with the highest scores in each category used by the judges to help determine each category’s winners, if any.

Judges are selected through CIPA’s competition judging qualification process and include teachers, business leaders, authors, critics, editors, readers and others.