Best Photography Book of 2018

April 24, 2019 – PRESS RELEASE

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 23rd annual, 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. The quality of this year’s entries was mind-boggling…so much creativity, so much talent…

This year’s medal-winning books came from authors around the world: we had winners from 5 Australian states, 7 Canadian provinces, 42 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Guam, plus France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and 7 winners from around the U.K.

Cultures in Transition: Spirit-Heart-Soul was selected as the GOLD AWARD in the Photography Categorie. The book is going to be featured at the Book Expo (May 29-31, 2019) in New York and at the Award Ceremony (May 28, 2019), New York.

Join us to celebrate these amazing books!

Cultures in Transition was published by True North Editions, edited by Geir Jordahl, designed by Kate Jordahl, printed at Longo Press, Bolzano, Italy, bound at Legatoria, Milan, Italy, and for sale at

The book has a companion traveling exhibit, which debuted at the PhotoCentral Gallery (Hayward, CA) in December 2018. Since the grand opening at PhotoCentral, the exhibit has traveled to Pictura Gallery, (Bloomington, Indiana) in April/May, and will be exhibited at Camerawork Gallery (Portland, OR) in June, Oficino Uno Gallery (Carmel, CA) in June, Shadows Gallery (Arles, France) in July. For schedule information go to

Book is available for sale at Cultures in Transition