Artists Promoting Success (APS) are proud to announce their 3rd annual Awards Gala that celebrates independent authors on August 22nd from 6:30 PM-9:30 PM.

Created by author and entrepreneur Toneal Jackson as a way of giving back, highlighting, and showcasing authors. She is a National and International Award-Winning Author who has penned over 10 books. Her first book, Pleasing Your Partner: A Spiritual Guide to H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S., ranked her #3 as the 2011 National Black Book Festival’s Best New Author. She was recognized by CBS Chicago in 2012 as being one of “5 Indie Chicago Authors and Publishers to Watch Out For”. In 2013, Toneal won the Silver Medal in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards.

The event will be held at Krocs Center Chicago located at 1250 W. 119th Street Chicago, IL 60643

“Every year we host a contest that honors authors of independently published books in either fiction, nonfiction, inspirational, children’s or poetry genres,” says Jackson

APS Book Award winners include Bridgette McGill, Tamra Dillard, Greg Kater, Jennifer Smith, and others.

The cost to attend $40.

For more info visit www.weareaps.com