In Foreword Reviews' seventeenth annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards the Press has been nominated as a finalist in the following categories:
- Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana by James H. Madison (copublished with Indiana University Press)
- Hoosiers and the American Story by James H. Madison and Lee Ann Sandweiss
- A Leaf of Voices: Stories of the American Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived and Died, 1861-65 by Jennifer McSpadden
- Hoosier Public Enemy: A Life of John Dillinger by John A. Beineke
- Bones on the Ground by Elizabeth O'Maley
In addition, the IHS Press book Hoosiers and the American Story has been nominated as a finalist in the annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Winners will be announced April 10-11 at IBPA's Publishing University in Austin, Texas.