In 2014 the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) honored Being Fruitful Without Multiplying: Stories and Essays from Around the World with a Gold Medal for the Women´s Issues category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the world. The awards are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, small publishing companies, and self-published titles published each year
— Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY)
In 2015 the Next Generational Indie Book Awards honored Being Fruitful without Multiplying: Stories and Essays from Around the World as finalist in the Women’s Issues category. The awards are judged by leaders of the indie book publishing industry, including many coming from long-standing careers with major publishing houses, to identify books that deserve to reach a wide audience. The awards program is known as the ‘Sundance’ of the book publishing world.