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Loyola Press recognized for excellence in independent publishing

Leo’s Gift wins first place in two categories

CHICAGO, Ill. Five Loyola Press books received Independent Press Awards across six different categories on Sunday, including Leo’s Giftwhich received awards in two categories for content and cover design. Illustrative of its appeal to a wide range of audiences and age groups, Loyola Press also received awards in the category of “Aging,” “Spiritual Contemporary,” and “Nonfiction Religion.”

“It is great to be recognized for the work we do — publishing books that seek to transform the world and the people who read them,” said Santiago Cortés-Sjöberg, Vice President of New Product Development at Loyola Press.

Loyola Press 2018 Independent Book Award Winners:

Leo’s Gift
by Susan Blackaby and Joellyn Cicciarelli, illustrated by Carrie Schuler
Winner: Book Cover Design: Children
Winner: Children’s Religion

God Isn’t Finished with Me Yet
by Barbara Lee
Winner: Aging

On Hope
by Pope Francis
Winner: Spiritual Contemporary

Make Today Matter
by Chris Lowney
Distinguished Favorite: Inspiration

Jesus Approaches
by Elizabeth M. Kelly
Distinguished Favorite: Religion Nonfiction

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please call Becca Russo at (773) 219-2534