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Dovetailed Press was featured in the Duluth News Tribune business section on December 27, 2010.  Click the link to see the article.  

To Be Free by Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri, published by Afton Historical Society Press, was a finalist in the Ben Franklin Book Awards, 2011.

Ojibwe: Waasa Inaabida (We Look in All Directions) by Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri, published by Afton Historical Society Press, was a Bronze winner in Forward Magazine's Book of the Year Awards in 2002. This book and The Good Path by the same authors were winners of 2002 Minnesota Book Awards. They were also recipients of several other national awards.

The Four Hills of Life by Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri is now available in paperback published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.  


At an awards ceremony on May 30, 2008, at the annual Book Expo in Los Angeles, The Fish House Book was awarded a gold first place IPPY metal in the regional category and a bronze award for sports and recreation books. The book was selected from over 3,100 entries from the U. S. and Canada for the coveted IPPY awards for independent publishers. Awards director Jim Barnes said at the awards ceremony, “This year’s winning books come not only from diverse locations, but also diverse personalities and viewpoints. The list represents some of the most unique and daring writing and publishing being done in the world today. We present these awards in hopes that all of these books and their authors will be seen and heard, and get all the attention and appreciation they deserve.”


The Fish House Book was also awarded a silver medal in the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year awards. This national award is sponsored by Foreword Magazine , which publishes book reviews and information for independent publishers. Nordstrom’s book is the first comprehensive photographic look at fish houses and ice fishing culture to be published.


Dovetailed Press of Duluth was the recipient of a first place Midwest Book Award for the publication Between the Waters: Tracing the Northwest Trail from Lake Superior to the Mississippi by McGregor historian Larry Luukkonen. The award was presented at the 18th annual awards ceremony on May 14th at the Minnesota Humanities Center in St. Paul. Awards were selected from entries from 78 publishers in a 12 state region of the Midwest and are sponsored by the Midwest Independent Publishers Association.

The Fish House Book, Scott House Souvenirs, and Between the Waters were all honored at the Northeast Minnesota Book Awards at the annual awards ceremony at the University of Minnesota Duluth on May 18, 2008.


Three Dovetailed Press assisted books were honored at the 2014 Northeast Minnesota Book Awards—More Than Just Ore: The Era That Really Made Ely by David Kess, One Woman's Place by Donna Schilling, and Annie Comes Home by Bonnie I. Malterer.


Dovetailed books AND AUTHORS are award winners!!