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Two iUniverse Titles Nominated for 2006 Needle Award

New York, NY, February 09, 2007 --( iUniverse is pleased to announce that two of its titles were recently nominated for the 2006 Needle Award sponsored by the popular print-on-demand publishing blog, POD-DY Mouth.

The Needle Awards, so named for POD-DY Mouth’s ability to find good books among the veritable “haystack” of self-published, print-on-demand titles, recognizes the best books reviewed on the site each year. Only six titles from the more than 1,600 full-length submissions to POD-DY Mouth were nominated for this award.

The two iUniverse authors and titles that have been nominated for the 2006 Needle Awards are:

Daniel Scott Buck, The Greatest Show on Earth
Fay Freimuth, A Multitude of Mercies

A panel consisting of three editors from publishing powerhouses HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and Random House and four high-profile literary agents will serve as judges of this year’s competition. The winning title will be announced on the POD-DY Mouth blog at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2007.

For more information about these titles or about iUniverse’s book publishing services, please visit

About iUniverse:

iUniverse offers a variety of publishing services to help individuals publish, market, and sell fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books. The company utilizes print-on-demand technology, and is one of the largest self-publishing companies in the United States, publishing more than 5,000 new titles each year. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as HarperCollins, Putnam, Holt and Holtzbrinck. iUniverse works with industry-leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild, the Harlem Writers Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) to bring innovative programs to their members. Barnes & Noble, Inc. is one of the company's major partners. iUniverse has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS.

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iUniverse, Inc.
Lynette Petersen
1-800-AUTHORS x283

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