The Audio Publishers Association has just announced the finalists for the 21st annual Audie Awards competition. This is the premier event that recognizes the best audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. Winners will be revealed at the Audies Gala on May 11, 2016, at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.
For 2016 three new awards have been added: Industry Awards for Excellence in Design, Marketing, and Production. Finalists for these new categories and for Audiobook of the Year will be announced in March. For more information and to see a list of all of the nominees, you can visit this link.
The Audie awards is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the audiobook industry and it is the one place you have to be if you want to start an audiobook business or get involved in digital distribution.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.