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Arizona Authors’ Association Awards

MEDIA RELEASE: Arizona Authors’ Association Awards The Intersect 3rd Place in The Fiction Category During Its 37th Annual International Literary Awards Celebration

November 4, 2017

Arizona Author Association announces that The Intersect by Brad Graber has won 3rd place in the Fiction Category among 67 competing entrants in the 2017 International Literary Awards Contest hosted by the Association.

The Arizona Authors’ Association presented the winners from Arizona’s finest literary competition on November 4, 2017, during its 37th Annual Literary Awards Celebration held at The Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix, Arizona. Works by all winners and finalists are published in the Arizona Literary Magazine 2018, available now through the Association at The magazine, published by Green Pieces Press (ISBN: 978-0-9860580-2-8), is also will be available on

Established in 1980, the Association’s awards program honors both unpublished and published international literary excellence and has launched the career of many authors. Arizona Authors’ Association is located at 6939 East Chaparral Road, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-7000, and can be reached at, 602-554-8101.

Readers Favorite Award

Press Release: Reader’s Favorite Recognizes The Intersect in Its Annual International Book Awards

October 12, 2017

Readers’ Favorite recognizes “The Intersect” by Brad Graber in its annual international book award contest, currently available at

The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities, and renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins.

“When the right books are picked as winners we pay attention. We will be spreading the word about Readers’ Favorite.” —Karen A., Editor for Penguin Random House

Readers’ Favorite is proud to announce that “The Intersect” by Brad Graber won the Honorable Mention Award in the Fiction—Social Issues category.

You can learn more about Brad Graber and “The Intersect” at where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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Readers Favorite Award

The Intersect awarded Honorable Mention in The Reader’s Favorite Awards

September 1, 2017

A compelling and fascinating story with a powerful political and social setting, a story that explores the links between humans in a fast-paced consumerist culture.” Read the full review.

Readers’ Favorite Reviews The Intersect

June 24, 2017

“This is a story that rings with originality; it is well-crafted, and exhilarating.” Read the full review.

Brad Graber Receives National Recognition from the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards!

May 21, 2017

Los Angeles: — The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized The Intersect by Brad Graber in the category of LGBTQ Fiction as a winner in this year’s competition.
    This prestigious National award is open to all English language books in print from small, medium, university, self and independent publishers.
    The National Indie Excellence® Awards exists to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the NIEA is a champion of self-publishers and the small, independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.
    Winners and finalists are determined based on ‘overall excellence of presentation—a synergy of form and content.’ The Intersect is a novel that explores the issues of the day by weaving together the lives of disparate characters striving to survive in a world where the most lasting connection is made among strangers.
    “We are proud to announce the winners & finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work.” —Ellen Reid, Founder NIEA
For more information please visit: National Indie Excellence Awards

Debut Novel Highlights Phoenix

April 26, 2017

Debut novel highlights Phoenix. Read about The Intersect in Arizona Jewish Life.

Anger and Writing: Is One Responsible for the Other?

February 3, 2017

“. . . there can be many reasons for characters behaving badly.” Ready the fascinating story here!

The Morning Blend - Tucson

Brad Graber’s TV Interview

November 14, 2016

Watch Brad’s interview on Tucson’s Morning Blend TV program, discussing his debut novel, The Intersect.

Watch now!


Buffalo State Alumnus Releases Debut Novel

Joseph Morganti, Reporter

October 5, 2016

SUNY Buffalo State alumnus Brad S. Graber released his debut novel “The Intersect” on May 9, 2016. Set against Arizona’s political and cultural change at the start of 2010, “The Intersect” explores the issues of the day by combining together the lives of strangers striving to survive in the world. The novel begins with Charlie and Dave Greenway, an older gay couple who move from San Francisco to the Biltmore in Phoenix.

Read the complete story . . .