The Indie Author Project is thrilled to announce the winner of the third annual Indie Author of the Year award. This award aims to identify the next great indie author out of the stellar group of authors who have had their titles chosen by librarian judging committees as the best indie-published eBooks in their regions through the preceding year’s Indie Author Project regional contests. The Indie Author of the Year is chosen by a team of industry experts on the basis of marketability, overall impact, personal brand, and potential for the author to break out.
Amy Rivers writes novels, short stories, and personal essays. She lives in Boulder County, Colorado and is the Director of Northern Colorado Writers.
Her novel All The Broken People was selected as the 2020 Colorado Author Project winner in the adult fiction category. She’s been published in We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor, Flash! A Celebration of Short Fiction, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses, and Splice Today, as well as Novelty Bride Magazine and ESME.com.
Amy was chosen as the 2021 Indie Author of the Year out of the winners of the 2020 regional Indie Author Project contests by a judging committee comprised of:
“I am so very honored to be named 2021 Indie Author of the Year. This program combines two of my biggest passions: writing and libraries. I am looking forward to a year of learning, growing, and sharing. I just can’t say thank you enough.”
2021 Indie Author of the Year