‘Post-Dated’ wins book design competition


From Publishers Association of the West:

‘Post-Dated: The Schooling of an Irreverent Bonsai Monk received a Gold Award in the 2009 PubWest Book Design Awards Short Stories/ Poetry/Anthologies category. I want to thank you for entering our contest and congratulate you on your award-winning book!’

Thanks to Jennifer Omner and Kurt Simonson for their help on the cover—and also to Jennifer for her wizardry with the interior—




  1. Michael,
    Congratulations on the award! Nice to see hard work pay off.


  2. Congrats on the well deserved award. It’s a great book!

  3. xwires says:

    Super duper! Congrats.

  4. Rusty says:

    The first thing I thought about when I read the book (a present from my wife) is to get a copy of it, as a thank you gift, for every person who taught me about bonsai. They all tried to teach me about “aware” without using the term itself.

  5. Jose Rivera says:

    I buy the book in the National Exhibition of Rochester and read full back home in the plane. Thank you for sharing your experience.

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