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The Independent Audiobook Awards honors the best in independent audiobook production and performance. A proud part of the HEAR Now Festival.


IAA Committee Members


Jeffrey Kafer, Co-chair (2019, 2020)

Joe Hempel, Co-chair (2019, 2020)

Sue Zizza,  (2019, 2020)

Jamie Walsh, Producer (2019, 2020)

Lauri Jo Daniels, Assistant Producer (2019, 2020); Project Manager (2020); Web Designer


 Event Info 

event tickets

Want to attend The Independent Audiobook Awards at The Hear Now Festival this year?

Click here to purchase tickets for festival tickets. Individual tickets to the Awards Ceremony are also available.

hotel & travel

The Independent Audiobook Awards takes place each June in Kansas City, MO at the Hear Now Festival. Click here for hotel & travel information.


See a list of the finalists for previous years.



If you have an inquiry about submissions please click HERE to use the form on the Submissions Page. 

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