“Journey in Leather” Named a Finalist For The 2013 International Book Awards

journey-coverLOS ANGELES – Alternate Press announced today that “Journey in Leather” by Thomas Smith has been named a finalist in the Gay & Lesbian: Non-Fiction category for the 2013 International Book Award, an honor presented by USA Book News.

Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, said this year’s contest yielded over 1000 entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results. Keen says of the awards, “The 2013 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world.”

“Journey in Leather” is a collection of provocative essays. It is a personal journey into the leather tribe. This book takes an unorthodox look at the leather community, traditions, history and leadership. Inside perspective and practical experience are delivered based on personal experience. “Journey in Leather” has been honored as the Finalist for the 2013 International Book Awards.

“I am thrilled that “Journey in Leather” has been chosen as an International Book Award finalist,” states Thomas Smith. “It’s been very gratifying to receive such positive feedback.”

Via press release