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Join us to celebrate some of the best (past & present) of the NYC Big Book Award and Independent Press Award on June 24th, 7pm to 10pm*


Attendees (both winners & distinguished favorites) will be provided:

* Photo opportunities start on upper terrace & award screen starting after 6pm

Photos by Dan D'Errico (The New York Times, W Magazine, Vogue and Beauty Fashion)

* Sit down dinner

* Acknowledgement of Independent Press Award / NYC Big Book Award in attendance 

* Photo opportunities (On Stage, Front of Award Screen, additional opps)

* Recognized in an issue of the Independent Press Award / NYC BBA magazine

* Gift bag

* Chance to win prizes including a free book video trailer or video reel, bookmarks and additional book seals to sponsor donated gift cards and book services​​​​​​​

$159. per person; a limited time special offer for first attendee of a party: only $125 per person.  

Seats are limited, book your space today!  

* Photography starts approx. an hour before the dinner & ceremony, with pictures in front of the awards screen on the upper terrace.  Venue is Doubletree by Hilton Newark Airport, Re-designed and Renovated, 128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114. We have negotiated special hotel rates for both Sunday and Monday nights, currently available with our link of ONLY $169/night plus applicable taxes and fees.  Contact the Printed Word Event Manager Ted Olczak at or (718) 938-4590.

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