Congratulations to Midwest Book Award finalists Justin M. Carroll, Carter Meland, and Frank Boles!

MSU Prcarroll-askin-2ess is delighted to announce that three of our 2017 publications are finalists in the Midwest Independent Publishing Association’s 28th Annual MIDWEST BOOK AWARDS.
The awards recognize quality in independent publishing in the Midwest. This year’s awards attracted 206 titles, entered in 31 categories, coming from MIPA’s 12-state Midwestern region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Winners will be announced on Saturday, May 12, 2019, at the Midwest Book Awards Gala in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

melandCongratulations to our three finalists:
Biography: The Merchant John Askin: Furs and Empire at British Michilimackinac by Justin M. Carroll
Fiction – Literary/Contemporary/Historical:
Stories for a Lost Child by Carter Meland
History: Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century & the Crews Who Sailed Them by Frank Boles