The Refractive Thinker takes home 2013 Next Gen Indie Book Award

The Refractive Thinker: Volume VII: Social Responsibility

Your book has been named a Finalist in the Anthology category of the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.  Congratulations!

Your achievement will be published at along with the other Finalists and Winners in the next few weeks.  Also, we will be sending out a press release within the next month or so announcing the Grand Prize Winners and advising media and others where they can see a complete list of Winners and Finalists.

Additionally, your book will be listed as a Finalist in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards catalog which will be distributed at Book Expo America (“BEA”) in New York later this month to thousands of attendees including book buyers, library representatives, media, industry professionals, and others. Our intention is to promote the Winners and Finalists to as many people as possible.

Please  check out the complete list of 2013 Winners and Finalists by clicking on the link “Click here to view a list of 2013 Winners and Finalists” on the home page at after May 31st.

All Finalists and Winners are invited to attend an awards reception at the Harvard Club of New York City from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday May 29th (during BEA). If you will be in New York during that time and would like to attend this event, you must register in advance at:  There will be a refundable charge upon registration.

Once again congratulations from all of us at Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Catherine Goulet

Awards Chairperson

Shelley Anderson

President and Awards Coordinator

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