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"Astronaut Al Travels to the Moon" and "Messages on the Moon" both Win Purple Dragon Awards
July 19, 2021

Two recent children's books, Astronaut Al Travels to the Moon by Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden and Messages on the Moon by Jill Friestad-Tate have both won Purple Dragonfly Awards for Best Historical Non-Fiction Children's Picture Book (Astronaut Al - First Place / Messages - Second Place) from amongst hundreds of entries. They were also both honorable mentions for Best Overall Children's Book.

"Astronaut Al Travels to the Moon" and "Messages on the Moon" both win Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medals
June 14, 2021

Two recent children's books, Astronaut Al Travels to the Moon by Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden and Messages on the Moon by Jill Friestad-Tate have both won Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medals for excellence.

Joe LeValley's second novel is named a finalist for an Eric Hoffer Award
May 20, 2021

Author Joe LeValley has been named a finalist for an Eric Hoffer Award for his second novel, Cry from an Unknown Grave.

Wolgemuth's book "The Crucial 12" keeps winning literary awards
March 17, 2021

Steve Wolgemuth has won both a Book Excellence Award and was named a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. The Crucial 12 is a leadership book that details the 12 questions that leaders at all organizations should be asking of their marketing people.

Wolgemuth wins Axiom Gold Medal for Best Marketing Book for "The Crucial 12"
February 28, 2021

Author Steve Wolgemuth wins an Axiom Gold Medal for the Best Marketing Book in the 2020 awards. Wolgemuth's book was selected out of hundreds of entries from all types of publishers including the Big 5. The Crucial 12 is a leadership book that details the 12 questions that leaders at all organizations should be asking of their marketing people.

Burying the Lede receives a Big Time Review!
February 21, 2020

Joe LeValley’s novel, Burying the Lede, has received a great review from Publisher’s Weekly. Click here to read.

Burying the Lede receives a Book Excellence Award
October 15, 2019

Joe LeValley’s novel, Burying the Lede, has won a Book Excellence Award from a Canada-based organization that considered hundreds of entries. The award recognizes literary excellence and market potential.

The Crucial 12 receives a great review!
October 14, 2019

The US Review of Books has given Steve Wolgemuth’s new book, The Crucial 12, a great review and a RECOMMENDED rating!

LeValley’s new novel covered by the Business Record
December 14, 2018

View the Business Record article Here.

Awards Announcement
March 2, 2018

Bookpress Publishing is proud to announce that Dr. Anthony Paustian, author of A Quarter Million Steps: Creativity, Imagination and Leading Transformative Change, has received a Silver Medal from the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards for the Best Motivation, Success and Coaching Book. Dr. Paustian’s book was chosen from among hundreds of entries from the nation’s top authors and largest publishers. The book tied with The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, written by New York Times #1 bestselling authors Chip and Dan Heath (authors of Made to Stick and Switch).