In 2010, Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History was an Honorable Mention in the Biography / Autobiography category at the Hollywood Book Festival. Now, fast forward to 2012. Son of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History has just WON the Biography / Autobiography category! A gala for the entrants will be held at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Saturday, July 21st.
The competition was fierce, based on the number of entries receiving an Honorable Mention. Here’s the category list:
BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Son of Forgotten Hollywood: Forgotten History – Manny Pacheco
North of Hollywood – Rick Lenz
Marilyn at Rainbow’s End – Darwin Porter; J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson – Darwin Porter; Jim Reeves: His Untold Story – Larry Jordan; No Limits: How I Beat the Slots – Deborah Kilday; The Iron Butterfly: Memoir of a Martial Arts Master – Choon-Ok Jade Harmon with Ana Maria Rodriguez; Beamish Boy: A Memoir – Albert Flynn Desilver; The Oxygen Mask Rule – Martha L. Thompson; Firegal… Rising from the Ashes – Gian L. Geldbach-Hall; To Drink the Wild Air – Birgit Soyka; Houston Pretty Enough – Kim Halsey with Charles Lupula; Walkout – Henry C. Woodrum; In The Shadow of the Cross – Charles L. Bailey Jr; Follow the River: Lost in the Mountains of Mexico – Dahlia; Ricardo Breceda / Accidental Artist – Diana Lindsay
According to their website:
Based in the capital of show business, the Hollywood Book Festival aims to spotlight literature worthy of future consideration by the talent-hungry pipeline of the entertainment industry.
For a complete listing of the winners in the 2012 Hollywood Book Festival, visit the link:
Congratulations to all the entries in this year’s competition.
Until next time> “never forget”