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PubWest Book Design Awards, 2011 - Bronze

Wings of Glass 2011, Winner of PubWest 2011 Book Design Awards (Bronze Medal)

PubWest the leading trade association of independent publishers, has announced the winners of its 2011 Book Design Awards contest. Recognizing excellent design and outstanding production quality of books from independent publishers, the PubWest Book Design Award contest is the longest running and most prestigious design awards contest in the independent publishing industry.


The 2011 PubWest Design Awards contest received more entries than ever before in its history, judging 160 entries from 74 publishers in 20 categories on typography, jacket/cover design, interior design, format, selection of materials used, and printing and binding production quality.

“I was delighted with the high quality of books entered into this year’s Book Design Awards contest. With a record number of entries this year, the competition was extremely intense,” said program chair Julie T. Houk of the Boone and Crockett Club. “This was one of the best groups of books we’ve seen in recent years.” Houk added,We thank the publishers who submitted their titles. Their participation is key to allowing us opportunity to recognize the excellent design and production of today’s independent book publishing industry. Browse through the list of winning titles at and you’ll find a fascinating variety of successful designs and production qualities.”


The Independent Publishing Association Receives Record Number of Entries for 2011 Contest and Theytus has won in the Category of Jacket/Cover and design in a small format.