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List of 50 Book awards

50 Book Awards

Note: this list is old and some links might not work.

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City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Award

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Deadline: December

“The City of Calgary established this prize, in honour of renowned Calgary writer W.O. Mitchell, to recognize literary achievement by Calgary authors.”

Fiction, poetry, non-fiction, children’s literature, and drama books are eligible. Self-published works, anthologies, cookbooks, guidebooks, textbooks, technical manuals, bibliographies, works of a purely academic or scholarly nature, books of less than 48 pages (except children’s literature), books written in other than English or French, multi-authored books if any one of the authors is not a Calgarian, and reprints or new editions of previously published books are not eligible.


Next Generation Indie Book Award Continue reading

News: Great Southeast Book Festival 2016 — Call for Entries

I get a lot of notices for Book awards… here is one with a deadline of Feb. 14. Contact them at their url below.
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Deadline submissions in each category must be received by the close of business on February 14, 2016 .
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THE 2016 GREAT SOUTHEAST BOOK FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES

NEW ORLEANS_The 2016 Great Southeast Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring.

The Great Southeast Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals and regional lit. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English.

Our grand prize for the 2016 Great Southeast Book Festival winner is $500 cash and a flight to our awards ceremony in March, 2016, exact date and location TBD.

Submitted works will be judged by a panel using the following criteria:

1) General excellence and the author’s passion for telling a good story.
2) The potential of the work to reach a wider audience.

For more information, visit www.greatsoutheastbookfestival.com.

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CONTACT:  bruce@greatsoutheastbookfestival.com    323-665-8080

NEWS: Los Angeles Book Festival 2016 Call for Entry

I get a lot of notices for Book awards… here is one with a deadline of Feb. 15. Contact them at their url below.
DEADLINE for entry is February 15, 2016
— LOS ANGELES BOOK FESTIVAL 2016 – CALL FOR ENTRIES —

LOS ANGELES (January 20, 2016) _ The 2016 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community.

The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider entries in general non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, wild card (anything goes!), compilations/anthologies, sequels (for books that are part of a series), photography/art, poetry, romance, and regional literature published on or after January 1, 2012.

Entries can be in English, French, Spanish, German or Portuguese and can be from major publishers, self-published or issued by an independent publishing house.

Our grand prize for the Los Angeles Book Festival is $1000 and a flight to Los Angeles for our gala awards ceremony in March, 2016 in Hollywood, CA.

Submitted works will be judged by a panel of publishing industry experts using the following criteria:

1) General excellence and the author’s passion for telling a good story.

2) The potential of the work to gain a wider audience in the worldwide market.

TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at LosAngelesBookFestival.com or may be faxed/e-mailed to you. Deadline for regular registration is February 15, 2016.

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Note: information in this post was copied from an email I received 012016 from email address:
Los Angeles Book Festival <LosAngelesBookFest@sbcglobal.net>

 

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Hollywood Book Festival – 9th Annual Awards

Passing this along to authors interested….

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2014 HOLLYWOOD BOOK FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES

HOLLYWOOD, CA _ The 2014 Hollywood Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its nihth annual awards celebrating books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game and multimedia communities.

The 2014 Hollywood Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, spiritual, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, screenplays, genre-based works, science fiction, biographical/autobiographical, sequels, business and history works. This is a story-oriented competition and there is no date of publication restriction.

A panel of entertainment and publishing industry judges will determine the winners based on the following criteria:

1) The story-telling ability of the author;

2) The potential of the work to be translated into other forms of media

All entries must be in English. Our grand prize for the 2014 Hollywood Book Festival Author of the Year is a $1500 appearance fee and a flight to Hollywood, CA for our gala awards ceremony in July, 2014.

ENTRIES: Multiple entries must be accompanied by a separate fee for each book.

In addition to honoring the top selections in the above categories, The Hollywood Book Festival will award the following chosen from submissions:

1) Hollywood Book Festival Author of the Year Honors the outstanding book of the competition.

2) Hollywood Book Festival Design of the Year Honors outstanding and innovative design.

3) Hollywood Book Festival Publisher of the Year Honors the top publisher based on potential to develop future works suitable for transformation into other media.

FESTIVAL RULES: Hollywood Book Festival submissions cannot be returned. Each entry must contain the official entry form, including your e-mail address and contact telephone number. All shipping and handling costs must be borne by entrants.

NOTIFICATION AND DEADLINES: We will notify each entry of the receipt of their package via e-mail and will announce the winning entries on the web site shortly after the entry deadline.Regular registration deadline submissions in each category must be received by the close of business on June 25, 2014. Winners in each category will be notified by e-mail. Please note that judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later submissions.

TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at www.hollywoodbookfestival.com or may be faxed/e-mailed to you by emailing HollywoodBKFest@aol.com. Multiple submissions are permitted but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee.

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Book Award: Eric Hoffer Awards

Occasionally I get email notices for award shows and think passing them on would benefit my readers. I just received this one and the deadline is January 21, 2013.

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SECOND CALL:  THE 2013 ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD

SMALL PRESSES  *  ACADEMIC PRESSES  *  MICRO PRESSES  *  SELF-PUBLISHERS — $2,000 GRAND PRIZE — LOW ENTRANCE FEE ($50)

All books accepted. … The Eric Hoffer Book Award recognizes excellence in independent publishing. Prizes awarded by genre, press, the Montaigne Medal, the da Vince Eye, the First Horizon Award, and the Hoffer grand prize. (See submission guidelines below, in Writer’s Market, or by visiting HofferAward.com.)

* New this year! E-book Fiction & E-book Nonfiction categories *

A single registration qualifies you for:
* $2,000 grand prize (the Eric Hoffer Award for Books)
* Winner of the Montaigne Medal for most thought-provoking books
* Winner of the da Vinci Eye for best covers
* Winner of the First Horizon Award for debut authors
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Book Awards: Axiom Business Book Awards

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Here is another award show you might take a look at… remember, this is a part of your self publishing book promotion and marketing.

“The Axiom Business Book Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary business books and their creators, with the understanding that business people are a very well-read and informed segment of the population, eager to improve their careers and businesses. The Axiom Awards celebrate the innovative, intelligent, and creative aspects of the books that make us think, see, and work differently every day.” Axiom Awards
The Axiom Business Book Awards accepts entries starting in Sept-Dec (usually) To learn more about the Axiom Business Book Awards visit www.AxiomAwards.com

Remember, keep doing something every day toward your book and promotion.
Karrie Ross
Your Book Cover Designer