2010 DBW Publishing Innovation Awards Longlist

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Digital Book WorldOrganizers of Digital Book World 2011 have announced the longlist for the inaugural Publishing Innovation Awards, to be presented during the Opening Ceremonies for DBW 2011 on Monday, January 24th, 2011, at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York City.

“The Publishing Innovation Awards will honor those making strides in this nascent medium,” said David Nussbaum, CEO of F+W Media, parent company to Digital Book World. “As the mission of Digital Book World is to learn, share and celebrate innovation in our industry, the Publishing Innovation Awards are a natural extension to the community.”

The longlist includes:

Fiction (Judge: Joshua Tallent)

Non-Fiction (Judge: Peter Meyers)

Children’s (Judge: Peter Costanzo)

Reference (Judge:  Liza Daly)

Comics (Judge: Liz Castro)

The Publishing Innovation Awards will recognize the best ebooks and book apps based on their merits in the areas of origination, development, production, design, and marketing. The top 5 finalists in each category will be announced on Monday, January 17th, 2011.

The Publishing Innovation Awards’ judges are Peter Costanzo, Online Marketing Director of Perseus Books Group; Elizabeth Castro, author of EPUB: Straight to the Point; Peter Meyers, author of Best iPad Apps and the E2BU white paper, “Enhanced Ebooks Today and Tomorrow: A Survey for Authors and Publishers;” Liza Daly, president of Threepress Consulting and developer of Bookworm, ePub Zen Garden & Ibis Reader; and Joshua Tallent, founder/CEO of eBook Architects and author of Kindle Formatting: The Complete Guide.

For more information on DBW 2011 or the Publishing Innovation Awards, please visit the official site.

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2 thoughts on “2010 DBW Publishing Innovation Awards Longlist

  1. Cozmo’s Day Off by Ayars Animation is a GREAT interactive,fun story! I have 2 nephews, and I cant count how many times we’ve all listened, watched,and interacted with the story of Cozmo! Ayars Animation has raised the bar when it comes to interactive childrens books on ipod/ipad! great job!

  2. If you liked Cozmo’s Day off, check out Jack and the Beanstalk, the award
    winning interactive childrens app for iPad/iPhone. Jack and the Beanstalk
    is as beautifully animated and narrated as Cozmo’s Day Off. This is another
    must have app from Ayars animation for parents with children ages 3-8!

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