Living Arrangements Goes Gold

Posted on 04 May 2012

My last bit of good news for this week is that Living Arrangements won a National Gold award in the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards) in the short fiction category.

Living Arrangements tied for gold with Knuckleheads by Jeff Kaas (Dzanc Books), which I’ve had on my reading list for a while now. The bronze went to God Bless America by Steve Almond.

To see all the winners, go here.

I’m unable to attend the award ceremony in New York, but apparently I’ll receive a gold medal in the mail, which I promise not to pet and call “precious.”

Enjoy your weekend, everyone. It’s Friday, the sun is out, and I need to start eating burritos immediately in preparation for Cinco de Mayo, so I’ll see you next week.

7 responses to Living Arrangements Goes Gold

  • Sarah W says:

    You won an IPPY!

    That’s terrific! Congratulations!

  • Teri says:

    I was going to say, How Exciting! But then I read that Steve Almond’s book came after yours and I’m totally freaking out. I’m so proud of you, Laura!!!!

  • Downith says:

    Yippeee! You won an IPPY!!

    Congratulations Laura.

  • amyg says:

    wow! how exciting—your author bio keeps growing.

    it’s derby in these parts. fancy hats and mint juleps and lost wagers on pretty ponies. i slept until noon today and woke to find my husband getting ready to take the kids on a home depot run and out to lunch. “i’ll take the kids with me if you want to hang out.”

    i’m going to eventually get out of my robe, but not before fixing a pot of coffee just for me. we’ll go to a family derby party later this afternoon, but i’ll be in bermudas and a tank top. maybe a fascinator. no hat.

    still, best derby so far.

  • Averil Dean says:

    WOW!!! Wow wow wow, that’s amazing! Good for you, Laura. I’m thrilled to bits! An IPPY!


  • Rachel says:

    Congratulations Laura! Very impressive!

  • Felicity says:

    Whoop, whoop! Congratulations! :-)

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