2015 Outstanding Medalists

Most Original Concept

The Boomer List
by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (Luxury Custom Publishing / AARP)

Best Book Arts Craftsmanship

Project 365
by Vincent Serritella (Vincent Serritella Studio)

Most Likely to Save the Planet

The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time
by Mark Nelson (Synergetic Press)

Independent Spirit Award

Super Power Baby Project
written and photographed by Rachel Callander (Evie's Book Club)


Woman: An Anthology
Edited by Alana Brooker
Contributions by various authors (At Bay Press)

Peacemaker of the Year

Painting for Peace in Ferguson
by Carol Swartout Klein (Layla Dog Press)


Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street
by Robert L. Okin, MD (Golden Pine Press)

Independent Voice Award

To This Day
by Shane Koyczan (Annick Press)

Most Outstanding Design

The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook
by George A. Walker (The Porcupine's Quill)