Indie Book Awards 2023: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Barbara Kingsolver among winning authors

The Indie Book Awards, which  celebrate independent publishers and self-published authors, announced this year’s winners on June 23 to include Barbara Kingsolver for The Book of Two Ways in the Fiction category, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Notes on Grief in the Non-Fiction category.

Other winners are A F Steadman for The Last House on Needless Street in the Debut Fiction category, and Jarvis for The Boy With Flowers In His Hair in the Picture Book category.

The Indie Book Awards are a great way for independent authors and publishers to gain recognition and exposure for their work.

This year’s winners showcase the talent and diversity of the independent publishing industry with over 80 categories to choose from. To enter the Indie Book Awards, authors and publishers must select the category or categories that best apply to their book or marketing strategies.

The winners were chosen by a panel of judges made up of booksellers from around the country.

Emma Bradshaw, head of campaigns at the Booksellers Association, said: “We are delighted to reveal the winning titles and authors, as picked by brilliant independent booksellers. From Pulitzer-winning novels to epic tales of unicorns, the winning books are sure to bring readers of all ages hours of entertainment this summer.

“Huge congratulations to all the winners, and we look forward to celebrating them in their local indie bookshops.”


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