‘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—



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  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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