CLEARWATER, FL— AUGUST 10, 2015 On Saturday night, August 8, the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) gave out its prestigious annual President’s Awards for the best books of 2014 and the first half of 2015 by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States. Local author, designer, and publisher, Ginger Marks, was among the recipients. Ginger took silver for her annual book, 2015 Weird & Wacky Holiday Marketing Guide. This marks the second year Marks has won the FAPA President’s Award. Last year her book, Complete Library of Entrepreneurial Wisdom, won in the category of Large Book Cover Design.
“The 2015 award winners elevate publishing both regionally and nationally. The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers!” said Mark Wayne Adams, FAPA President. Winners were selected by the competition’s 31 judges – 27 national state librarians and four publishing professionals.
A resident and business owner in Clearwater, Ginger recently won the 2015 Best of Clearwater Award for her design firm, DocUmeant Designs.