Ragan Sutterfield Wins Independent Press Award for Book on Wendell Berry

Author and Episcopal priest Ragan Sutterfield has been recognized with an Independent Press Award for his book "Wendell Berry and the Given Life."

Cincinnati, OH, May 18, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Sutterfield receives national recognition through the Independent Press Award®.

The Independent Press Awardcompetition has recognized Wendell Berry and the Given Life, written by Ragan Sutterfield and published by Franciscan Media, as a winner in the category of Environment.

Wendell Berry and the Given Life explores the Christian underpinnings of the writing and worldview of author and environmental activist Wendell Berry, offering Biblical parallels to the themes running through his stories, essays, and poems. Sutterfield traces a dozen such themes, offering a new and easily accessible way to view Berry’s work.

“This book is wonderful because it conveys a vital environmental message in addition to being a real pleasure to read,” said Kelly Hudson, director of marketing at Franciscan Media. “We’re thrilled it’s being honored.”

The competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. They select award winners and distinguished favorites based on overall excellence.

"In 2017, we had worldwide participation, from London to Australia, from Portugal to Hong Kong, and are so proud to announce the winners and favorites in our annual Independent Press Award. Independent publishing is alive and well, and continues to gain traction worldwide," said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak.

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For more on the competition: independentpressaward.com

Contact: Kelly Hudson, Director of Marketing, Franciscan Media
513-241-5615; khudson@franciscanmedia.org
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