Silver medal honors in the memoir category go to Debra Marquart’s most recent book, The Night We Landed on the Moon: Essays Between Exile & Belonging.
The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program, which include fifty-six categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers.  The awards are administered by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), with help from over 160 book publishing professionals including librarians, bookstore owners, reviewers, designers, publicity managers, and editors.