___________________________________The Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Competition
recognizes, celebrates, and encourages excellence in bookmaking across
the greater Washington, D.C. book publishing community. The
competition's judges evaluate the excellence of each book's design and
effectiveness in achieving the publisher's goals, meeting the readers'
needs, and reaching its market.
The 2014 winners were announced
at the reception and ceremony in their honor on Friday, May 16th at
the Tenley-Friendship DC Public Library.
About the Awards Ceremony
The event featured
an interactive forum with the judges, the designers, and editors of
winning entries, and the audience. All books submitted to the
competition were on display, with the winning entries shown
prominently. After the ceremony, books entered in the competition will
be donated to DC Public Library.