2019 AUDIE AWARDS CEREMONY
Audio Publishers Association  APA
Monday, March 4, 2019  Location:  Guastavino’s  409 East 59th St New York, NY 10022

The Audie Awards® is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Tables (10 seats) cost $2,500 (members) or $3,500 (non-members) Individual tickets cost $250 (members) or $350 (non-members)

The Audio Publishers Association (APA), the premiere trade organization of audiobooks and spoken word entertainment, announces today that Queer Eye fashion expert and upcoming author and audiobook narrator, Tan France, will host the 2019 Audie Awards. The 2019 esteemed judging panel includes: Ron Charles, Book Critic for The Washington Post Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. Linda Holmes, Host of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour . This year’s star-studded Audie Award nominees include: Sally Field, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Leslie Odom, Jr., Carey Mulligan, Stockard Channing, Emma Thompson, Rosario Dawson, Joanne Froggatt, Michael C. Hall, Stanley Tucci, Amber Tamblyn, D.L. Hughley and former Vice President Joe Biden.

 Nominee announcements for all categories throughout the night will be voiced by award-winning audiobook narrators P.J. Ochlan and Suzanne Elise Freeman. For more information on The 2019 Audies and to view the full list of finalists, please visit  http://theaudies.com. Tickets are available to the public for $350 each

 ABOUT THE AUDIE AWARDS®  The Audie Awards® is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Publishers and rights holders enter titles in various categories for recognition of achievement. Finalists are selected, and from that group of finalists one winner is awarded. The Audie Awards® is a registered trademark of the Audio Publishers Association.

 ABOUT THE APA The Audio Publishers Association (APA) is a not-for-profit trade organization whose primary goals are to promote awareness of the audiobook industry, gather and disseminate industry statistics, encourage high production standards and represent the interests of audiobook publishers. Since 1986, the APA has worked to bring audio publishers together to increase interest in audiobooks.