BRATTLEBORO — “Print Town: Brattleboro’s Legacy of Words,” a locally produced book on the literary history of the Brattleboro area, won Best Overall Non-Fiction Design from the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group,* and has was named a finalist in the Historical Nonfiction Awards Category.
The book, a project of the Brattleboro Words Project, was designed by James Brisson, edited by Michael Fleming, with Stephanie Greene as art editor. It was printed by Howard Printing Inc. in Brattleboro. More than 30 local writers and artists contributed.
The award will be presented at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., during an event from 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. on June 24.
“’Print Town’ was a labor of love for everyone involved. It was well-written, well-edited, and offered a lavish assortment of relevant and exciting imagery. ‘Print Town’ was a book designer’s dream come true,” Brisson said.
Print Town can be purchased for $40 at Everyone’s Books in Brattleboro. Copies are also available at Brooks Memorial Library and other state libraries.
*Due to incorrect information previously provided to Vermont News & Media, this story has been updated.