Seventh Avenue Productions is proud to announce that The Cigar Maker by Mark Carlos McGinty has won Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category at the DIY Convention. The DIY Convention honors independent and self-published works of merit. This awards marks the third award for McGinty’s second novel. The Cigar Maker also won Honorable Mention for General Fiction at both the London Book Festival and the New England Book Festival in 2010.
The Cigar Maker is the story of a Cuban cigar maker who battles labor strife and vigilante violence in 1900’s Tampa, Florida. It is based on true events.