COD Faculty Member Named Next Generation Indie Book Finalist
May 25, 2016 9:16 AM -
College of DuPage Assistant English Professor Trina Sotirakopulos recently was named one of five finalists for the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards during a ceremony held recently at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Sotirakopulos and her co-editor Michelle Duster were honored in the Women's Issues category for their work, "Shifts: An Anthology of Women's Growth Through Change" (for which she is credited as Trina Sotira). The anthology, which also was a 2015 USA Best Book Awards finalist, features poems, short stories and essays by 35 women from various backgrounds, highlighting their strength and growth through life changes, including divorce, parenthood, job situations and loss.