Digital Book Award Winners Revealed at Digital Book World Conference + Expo
Friday, January 16, 2015
Press release from the issuing company
Honorees Represent the Standard for Excellence in Ebooks and Apps
NEW YORK - Encompassing all forms of digital publishing that are available to consumers --- including ebooks, enhanced ebooks and apps --- the prestigious Digital Book Awards program recognized the best of the best in various categories on the evening of Jan. 14 in New York.
"The digital publishing industry today is bursting with energy, innovation, ideas --- and thousands of products," said Ira Wolfman, publishing veteran, digital transformation specialist and president of POE Communications, who hosted the Digital Book Awards. "The Digital Book Awards are devoted to identifying those ebooks and book apps that are the most successful and significant. This year's list of nominees and winners offers inspiring examples to ebook developers, and invaluable guidance to consumers looking for high quality, exciting content."
Gary Lynch, vice president/group publisher with F+W's design and publishing communities, said, "Congratulations to all of the Digital Book Award winners. Each showcases the innovative, creative work of authors, developers and publishers that render beautifully across different devices and formats. All the publishers and creators should take great pride in the quality of their work"
The awards were presented by Digital Book World, an online educational and news platform, and F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company, at a gala at the Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW).
DBW, Jan. 13 - 15 at the New York Hilton Midtown, is the largest conference in the world dedicated to publishing's digital transition (@DigiBookWorld - #DBW15). See conference.digitalbookworld.com for information on the event and the awards program.
The winners of the 2015 Digital Book Awards include:
Ebook - Flowable: Adult Fiction
Ebook - Flowable: Adult Nonfiction
Ebook - Flowable: Children
Ebook - Flowable: Reference/Academic
Ebook - Fixed Format/Enhanced: Adult Fiction
Ebook - Fixed Format/Enhanced: Adult Nonfiction
Ebook - Fixed Format/Enhanced: Children
Ebook - Fixed Format/Enhanced: Reference/Academic
App: Adult Fiction
App: Adult Nonfiction
Education and Learning
Ebook Cover Design
The 2015 Digital Book Awards sponsor was Blurb (Blurb.com) and the Device Sponsor was Kobo (Kobo.com). DBW 16 takes place March 7 - 9 in New York. Visit conference.digitalbookworld.com.
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