We consider the award winners to be our authors, we just help them make their book as good as it can be — and we have been medalists in the Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Award competition for five years in a row. 

Middle River Press is proud to announce Harvey E. Oyer III is the Florida Distinguished Author for 2013. Harvey E. Oyer III  has been selected as the Florida Distinguished Author for 2013. Each year, the Board of Trustees of the Florida House recognizes one Florida author and one Florida artist.

The Adventures of Charlie Pierce: The Last Egret,  has won the Bronze medal in the Florida Book Awards Children’s Literature category for 2010.  In this fifth year of the competition, 179 books were submitted across seven categories.

Congratulations to Harvey E. Oyer III, author; Jon VanZile, editor;  James Balkovek, illustrator, and Jeanne Brady, map illustrator.