These Are Our Demands is the winner of a Midwest Book Award


Matthew Pitt’s newest book, These Are Our Demands, won first prize in the Fiction: Short Story/Anthology Category of the 2018 Midwest Book Awards. The Midwest Book Awards program is sponsored by the Midwest Independent Publishing Association (MIPA). All books were copyrighted in 2017, and entered by publishers from MIPA’s 12-state Midwestern region.

Founded in 1984, the Midwest Independent Publishing Association exists today as a vibrant professional nonprofit association that serves the upper-Midwest independent publishing community through education, networking, and peer recognition. MIPA is proud to be a sponsor of the Midwest Book Awards and a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).