Kary Oberbrunner

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Kary Oberbrunner
Founder, Author Academy Elite and the Author Elite Awards


ABOUT THE AUTHOR ELITE AWARDS

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WHY THE AUTHOR ELITE AWARDS ARE IMPORTANT

“Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention.” – Kary Oberbrunner, Founder, Author Academy Elite and the Author Elite Awards

The number of books being published on an annual basis continues to explode.

  • More than 300,000 books are published in North America annually (UNESCO; Wikipedia)
  • Approximately 2.2 million books are published worldwide annually (UNESCO; Wikipedia)
  • Nearly 130 million books have ever been published (Google; Mashable; 2010)
  • The revenue from the global book publishing market is forecast to slightly increase in the coming years, growing from around 113 billion U.S. dollars in 2015 to about 123 billion U.S. dollars by 2020. (Statista)

ABOUT KARY OBERBRUNNER, FOUND OF AUTHOR ELITE AWARDS

KARY OBERBRUNNER is an author, coach, and speaker who helps individuals and organizations clarify who they are, why they're here, and where they're going so they can become souls on fire, experience unhackability, and share their message with the world.

As a child and young adult, Kary overcame a paralyzing speech disorder and an addiction to self-injury. In the past twenty years, he’s ignited over one million people with his content. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Kelly, and three children.

Some Professional Accomplishments:

  • CEO of Redeem the Day, Igniting Souls, Author Academy Elite
  • Founder of Author Elite Awards
  • Earned Doctorate Degree in Transformational Leadership
  • Trained over 250,000 Authors, Coaches, Entrepreneurs, and Speakers
  • Published Author of seven Books (Business, Fiction, Personal Growth, Success)
  • International speaker on leadership, personal growth, human performance, publishing, and business

SAMPLE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:

  • Tell us about the awards and who should enter.
  • There are a number of literary awards out there. What makes this one different?
  • Winners will be announced at the Author Elite Awards ceremony on Friday, October 22, in Columbus, Ohio. What will people experience?
  • Where do you see this awards program going?