Lake Buena Vista, FL—On August 4, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) awarded its prestigious annual President’s Book Award to DL Havlin for novel “The Bait Man”. The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold, silver, or bronze medals.
Fortyfive book categories ranging from children’s books to adult fiction, from memoirs to self-help, and from business books to e-books were evaluated. FAPA recognizes both
independent and traditionally published books. All medals are awarded based on a points system in the judging of books. The judges for the program are librarians, educators, and publishing professionals.
“The 2018 President’s Book Award winners exemplify excellence in the publishing world. This year we had the largest number of books ever submitted! FAPA is proud to recognize and celebrate these dedicated and talented authors,” said Angelina Assanti, FAPA President.
The Florida Authors & Publishers Association, Inc. (FAPA) is an organization for authors,
publishers, illustrators, editors, printers and other professionals involved in the publishing
industry. It focuses on providing information, resources, and professional development to its members. FAPA is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization and is affiliated with the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), the Association of Publishers of Special Sales (APSS) and the Florida Library Association.
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