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Olivia on the Record Receives National Recognition Through Award!

Ginny Z. Berson Wins the Independent Press Award!

San Francisco, CA -- We are pleased to announce that the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD recognized Olivia on the Record by Ginny Z Berson as a winner in the category of LGBTQ Nonfiction.

The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected award winners and distinguished favorites are based on overall excellence.

Click these links to see this year's list of IPA Winners and Distinguished Favorites.

"We congratulate this year's 2021 winners and distinguished favorites in the annual INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD. The quality and quantity of excellent independently published books hit a record. Independents recognized are thriving around the globe. We are so proud to announce these key titles representing global independent publishing."
— Awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak


Attend Ginny's Golden Crown Literary Award Finalist Spotlight

Olivia on the Record has been recognized as a finalist for the 2021 Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) in the General Nonfiction category. The GCLS is the leading literary organization for editors, publishers, readers, writers, and friends/supporters who celebrate books about women loving women.

Join Ginny for an author reading and spotlight of Olivia on the Record at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET on May 15th!


Ginny Z. Berson, one of Olivia Records' founding members and visionaries, kept copious records during those heady days of building Olivia—days also fraught with contradictions, conflicts, and economic pitfalls. With great honesty, Berson offers her personal take on what those times were like, revisiting the excitement and the hardships of creating a fair and equitable lesbian-feminist business model—one that had no precedent.


In addition, we also have signed copies, the eBook, and the event recording available.


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