Vision Speak – Category Finalist

Eric Hoffer Awards - Finalist

Eric Hoffer Awards – Finalist

My novel, “Vision Speak“, has just been named a Category Finalist in the Eric Hoffer Awards for Independent Book Publishing.

Because “Vision Speak” was originally published in 2010 and this is the first time I have submitted to these awards, I had to enter in the Legacy Fiction category as many of the books up for awards would have been published in the previous year.

From the Eric Hoffer Awards Site: “After our rigorous first round of judging, less than 10% of the titles become category finalists. We consider this a distinction of its own merit and, in 2008, began officially listing these titles on-line. Finalists are selected by category scoring. There are typically 1-6 books per category selected as a finalist. Finalists fall into approximately the upper 10% of all books that entered the contest.”


With a professional background and education in enterprise software but a lifelong love of the arts, I published my second novel, "Vision Speak", in 2010. Over the past several years, I've explored photography, film production and screenwriting. Along the way, I've questioned my obsessive pursuits - am I crazy? Perhaps this quotation from Thomas Merton serves as explanation. "Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” I'm still searching...