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AWARDS CEREMONY for Winners and Distinguished Favorites: 

June 24, 2024: 7pm - 10pm​

Attendees (both winners & distinguished favorites) will be provided:

* Photo opportunities start on upper terrace & award screen starting after 6pm

Photos by Dan D'Errico (The New York Times, W Magazine, Vogue and Beauty Fashion)

* Sit down dinner

* Acknowledgement of Independent Press Award / NYC Big Book Award in attendance 

* Photo opportunities (On Stage, Front of Award Screen, additional opps)

* Recognized in an issue of the Independent Press Award magazine

* Gift bag

* Chance to win prizes including a free book video trailer or video reel, bookmarks and

additional book seals to sponsor donated gift cards and book services​​​​​​​

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$159. per person; first attendee of a party: only $125 per person.

Table of eight, $999.99; or Table of ten, $1250.  

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Seats are limited, book your space today!  

Come celebrate with your fellow authors & fans

BOOK AWARDS Dinner only

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SPECIAL HOTEL RATES​  Venue is Doubletree by Hilton Newark Airport, Re-designed and Renovated, 128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114. Special hotel rates for both Sunday and Monday nights, currently available with our link of ONLY $169/night plus taxes and fees. 

Dress code is Black-tie optional: suits & dresses are acceptable.  (since we do have other cultures in attendance, we are requesting those in attendance to respect that this is an award's ceremony) as we want to look great and have fun. 

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Upper terrace under the glass ceiling.

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Convenient FREE 24 hour shuttle service

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Awards Dinner in main ballroom June 24

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Brand new fitness center now open

Upper Terrace overlooks Indoor pool

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Xuemo

Aurora, IL

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Morgan Baker

Cambridge, MA

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Elaine Bapis

Salt Lake City, UT 84109

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Mark Berridge

Coorparoo, Australia

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Danielle Camer

North Wollongong, Australia

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JC Compton

Overland Park, KS

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Dr. Mark DeYoung

Fort Worth, TX

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Judie Dziezak

Hoffman Estates, IL

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Jamie Andrea Garzot

Indianapolis, IN

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T.W. Harvey

Shaker Heights, OH

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Beth Ann Hooper

Manchester, NH (Moved from Schoonhoven, Netherlands)

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Kevin Wayne Johnson

Clarksville, MD

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Judy Kelly

Rockville, MD

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Barbara Lane

United States

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Theresa Lynn

Aldan, PA

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Esther Mollica

Union, NJ

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Amy S. Peele

Novato, CA

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Mohan Ranga Rao

Karnataka, India

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Keven Renken

Tampa, FL

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Mariela Rodriguez

Toms River, NJ

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Suzanne Smith

Hayward, CA

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Heather Leigh Strom

Manitou Springs, CO

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Angela Terry

San Francisco, CA

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Kathleen Vallee Stein

Monrovia, CA

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Sterlin D. Williams

Southaven, MS

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Jayson Adams

Santa Monica, CA

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Rey A. Banda

Georgetown, TX

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Edward Belfar

Columbia, MD

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Laurisa Brandt

Annville, PA

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Rumki Chowdhury

Paterson, NJ

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Dr Joel A. Davis Brown

San Francisco, CA

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Kristen Donnelly & Erin Hinson

Yardley, PA

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Peter Eliott

Amagansett, NY

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Tong Ge

Alberta, Canada

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Donna Marie Hayes

New York, NY

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H.L. Howard

Fairfield, CT

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Gerald Everett Jones

Santa Monica, CA

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Michele Kwasniewski

San Clemente, CA

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Chris Lengle

Ogden, UT

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Dr. Josh McConkey

Apex, NC

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Muhammad Obaidur Rahim

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Anna Pierre

Port St. Lucie, FL

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Robin Reams

Middlesex, NC

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Samantha Richardson

Ontario, Canada

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Claire N. Rubman

Saint James, NY

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Gary E Smith

Hayward, CA

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Shane Svorec

Hillsdale, NJ

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Jeanine Thompson

Prior Lake, MN

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JW Warner

Edison, NJ

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Lee Woodman

Washington, DC

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Ernesto Atkinson

Milwaukee, WI

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Jessica Bantom

Bowie, MD

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David Benjamin

Madison, WI

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Caytlyn Brooke

Elmira, NY

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Jessica Clancy

Spring, TX

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Katherine Davis-Gibbon

Santa Fe, NM

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Michael Dow, RN, MS

Tucson, AZ

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Natalie V Frazao

British Columbia, Canada

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James Harris

Grand Prairie, TX

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Laurel Anne Hill

Orinda, CA

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Otto H. Iglesias

Newport, RI

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Eugina Jordan

Myrtle Beach, SC

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T.E. Lane

Huntersville, NC

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Suzanne Lezotte

Westlake Village, CA

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Rebecca Miller

Foster, RI

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Carla Crane Osborne

Meridian, ID

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Dr. Sherrie Poitier-Liscombe

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Jim Reiman

Evanston, IL

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David Rockwell

Okemos, MI

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Parris Sheets

Mesa, AZ

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Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

Rye, NY

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Deborah Tant

Queensland, Australia

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Georja Umano

Santa Monica, CA

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Benjamin M. Weilert

Colorado Springs, CO

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