Port of Spain: The Construction of a Caribbean City, 1888–1962 by Stephen Stuempfle, named 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist
Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica—Today, the University of the West Indies Press is pleased to announce Port of Spain: The Construction of a Caribbean City, 1888–1962 by Stephen Stuempfle has been recognized as a finalist in the 21st annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts an annual awards program each year. Finalists represent the best books published in 2018. After more than 2,000 individual titles spread across 56 genres were submitted for consideration, the list of finalists was determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners will be decided by an expert team of booksellers and librarians—representing Foreword’s readership—from across the country.
The complete list of finalists can be found at:
“Determining the INDIES Finalists is such a rewarding process,” said Victoria Sutherland, founder/publisher of Foreword Reviews. “Each year we are reminded what a vital part of publishing indie presses occupy, and knowing what the recognition could mean to an individual book inspires us to provide our finalist judges with the best choices to help them determine the winners. We take this privilege very seriously.”
Please join with the University of the West Indies Press in congratulating our author Stephen Stuempfle for his sterling contribution to global literary excellence.
Winners in each genre—along with Editor’s Choice Prize winners and Foreword’s INDIE Publisher of the Year—will be announced June 14, 2019.
Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. Publishers of a Folio: award-winning bimonthly print review journal, special interest products, and daily online content feeds, Foreword exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big 5”) publishers, the books they publish, and their authors. Foreword is based in Traverse City, Michigan, with staff based worldwide.
March 15, 2019
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CONTACT: Donna Muirhead, Marketing and Sales Manager, The University of the West Indies Press