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Worthy Publishing’s Divine Collision Nominated
for Prestigious Audie Award

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) February 2017 – Worthy Publishing is excited to announce that Divine Collision: An African Boy, An American Lawyer, and their Remarkable Battle for Freedom (January 2016), written by Jim Gash and read by Brandon Batchelar and Jason White, has been nominated for an Audie Award in the Inspirational Faith-Based Non-Fiction category.

The audiobook industry’s premier awards program in the U.S., the Audies, recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Winners will be announced during the annual BookExpo 2017 in New York City in May.

Divine Collision tells the true story of how Jim Gash, a Los Angeles lawyer, and Henry, a Ugandan boy in jail for crimes he didn’t commit, met and inspired justice reform for an entire country. Divine Collision is a fast-paced thriller that will keep you listening for what happens next for Henry and Jim.

“Worthy Publishing is proud to share Jim and Henry’s inspiring story in Divine Collision, so to receive national of recognition in the audiobook category is a thrill,” said Byron Williamson, President and Publisher, Worthy Publishing.  “Thank you to the Audio Publishers Association for recognizing the narrators and production team who helped make this wonderful true-life story come alive for readers.”

Worthy Media Group is a privately held, independent voice in Christian media, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Worthy has four divisions: Worthy Live Events produces and promotes inspirational experiences featuring compelling speakers and music artists; Worthy Books publishes a broad spectrum of genres, including current events, faith and culture, biography, fiction, spiritual growth, and specialty Bibles. Worthy Kids and its Idealsimprint create colorful, interactive children’s books, including VeggieTales and Berenstain BearsEllie Claire/Inspired books are beautifully crafted journals, gifts as well as smaller felt-need, spiritual growth and inspirational books.