Chelsea Green’s authors have been winning big recently for their work as individuals and as writers, and even we’ve been honored for our environmental commitment as a publisher. Congrats to everyone!
Diane Wilson (An Unreasonable Woman , and the forthcoming Holy Roller) is being honored with the Open Doors Award by the Fort Worth chapter of the Society of Professional Journalist. The award “trumpets the record of an individual or organization in defending the people’s right to open government and open records.” Congrats Diane! Try not to get arrested before the ball!
Hazel Henderson and Simran Sethi’s Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy  garnered a bronze medal in the Axiom Business Book awards in the Business Ethics category. (Editor’s Note: The title of this book was incorrect in our recent newsletter, and we apologize for the error)
The American Horticulture Society (AHS) gave Perennial Vegetables  by Eric Toensmeier its Book of the Year Award.
Frances Moore Lappé was honored recently by the James Beard Foundation with its Humanitarian Award for 2008.
And, finally Chelsea Green was given a “Longtime Leader” award during the recent second annual SustainPrint Leadership Awards, which recognize magazine and book publishers for their outstanding achievements in environmental sustainability. Scholastic Inc. won in the “Newcomer of the Year” category for book publishers and Chelsea Green won in the “Longtime Leader” category. Every Day With Rachael Ray and Nickelodeon Magazine both earned their awards in the “Newcomer of the Year” category for magazine publishers. Read the full story.