Trio Author Wins Indie Book Awards

Trio Bookworks congratulates author Debby Irving on winning two 2015 Indie Book Awards!


Irving published her book, Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Elephant Room Press, 2014), in partnership with Trio Bookworks. A Boston Globe best seller, Waking Up White is a beach read about racism.

Irving tells the story of how she began educating herself about race and eventually became an anti-racist advocate. Her journey, including both missteps and successes, inspires readers to join her in waking up and confronting the problem of racism.


IndieAwardWaking Up White won the Indie Book Awards for Cover Design Non-Fiction and Multicultural Non-Fiction. In addition, the book was recently awarded an Independent Publisher Book Awards silver medal in the Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult category.

To learn more about Irving and her book, visit

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