Black Chateau Authors to be honored at the prestigious IRWIN (Industry Recognition for Writers In the News) Awards on their Silver Jubilee dinner gala event.



Los Angeles, CA — Black Château congratulates several of its authors, and all the winners, of the 25th Annual Book Publicists of Southern California (BPSC) Awards. The evening dinner event happens at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, California, on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019. Members and non-members are cordially invited to this event.

Four Black Chateau Honorees include:

Best Coming of Age Story

Sheryl Benko, The Last of Will


Best Short Story Collection

Tara Botel Doherty, Growing Up Hollywood


Best Short Story for Coyote in Straight Outta Tombstone

Naomi Brett Rourke, Coyote


Best Book about Southern California

Konni Granma, The Lonely Hearts Bar


The award is named after Irwin Zucker, a legend in the book publicity and promotions industry, and founder of the BPSC. Profound authors are given the honor every year at the award ceremony.

Zucker says, “The coveted IRWIN is a deserved ‘pat on the back’ bit of recognition for authors who have promoted their books the past year in a tireless, persistent manner within their respective category, a treasured tribute.”

To see the full list of winners and for ticket and event information, visit the website for the Book Publicists of Southern California.

Black Château also proudly sponsors the red carpet and honoree photos. Updates, photos, videos, and news can also be found on Black Château’s social media. Follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.



About Black Chateau

Black Château is an award-winning marketing and public relations agency located in Southern California. It specializes in promoting authors, books, small press, personality brands, and creative individuals from around the world with a full spectrum of services. The company’s motto is: We believe in storytellers. Black Château’s sister company, Books That Make You, is a multi-media brand that promotes books through its website, radio show/podcast, and magazine features. For more, visit and

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