A. R. Silverberry’s The Stream an Eric Hoffer Award Finalist

May 12, 2015 - PRLog -- Tree Tunnel Press title, The Stream, by A. R. Silverberry, was honored as a finalist for the 2015 Eric Hoffer Award, in the category of General Fiction. The Eric Hoffer Award for books and short prose was named after the American Philosopher, Eric Hoffer, and has become one of the largest international awards for small academic and independent presses.

This marks the fourth honor bestowed on The Stream this year. The book was honored as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book in the category of Literary Fiction, and was selected as a Finalist for the da Vinci Eye, also under the umbrella of the Eric Hoffer Awards. The Stream is also a Finalist for this year’s Foreword Reviews Indie Fab Book of the Year Award, winners to be announced at the American Library Association national convention on June 26th.

Part coming-of-age tale, part adventure, part spiritual journey, The Stream is a haunting fable of redemption and renewal. The novel has garnered high praise. Readers Favorite called it, “Masterful storytelling . . . Wend’s story is heart-breaking, joyous, desperate and exciting.” “This book is nothing less than a treasure!” said Janetti Marotta, PhD, author of 50 Mindful Steps to Self-Esteem:  Everyday Practices for Cultivating Self-Acceptance & Self-Compassion.

The Eric Hoffer Award for independent books recognizes excellence in publishing, and includes category and press distinction awards, as well as the Montaigne Medal, the da Vinci Eye, and the First Horizon Award. The US Review of Books covers the awards.

The Stream is the second title from Tree Tunnel Press. Tree Tunnel Press, an award-winning publisher, creates books and other products that empower, give hope, and inspire. Information about rights and permissions may be obtained at www.treetunnelpress.com.

A. R. Silverberry writes fiction for adults and children. His novel, Wyndano’s Cloak, won multiple awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award gold medal for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction. He lives in California, where the majestic coastline, trees, and mountains inspire his writing. The Stream is his second novel. His website and blog may be found at www.arsilverberry.com.

The Stream is available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, or your favorite online or brick-and-mortar bookstore.
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