Four LSU Press and University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press books are finalists in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.

From UL Press:

  • “Artist Spaces, New Orleans” by Tina Freeman and Morgan Molthrop is a comprehensive portrait of New Orleans’ artists and their relationship to space. It is a finalist in the photography category.
  • “The Irish in New Orleans” by Laura D. Kelley, a history of the Irish in New Orleans, is a finalist in the regional category.
  • “You Don’t Know Me,” a collection of short stories about New Orleans by James Nolan, is a finalist in the short story category.

From LSU Press:

  • “The Cottoncrest Curse” by Michael H. Rubin, a historical novel examining race and murder, is a finalist in the historical category and in the thriller and suspense category.

In the next two months, a panel of more than 100 librarians and booksellers will determine winners in the 60 categories. Winners will be announced at the American Library Association annual conference in June. Foreword Reviews is a review magazine dedicated to reviewing titles by independent and university presses.