2016 BooksandAuthor.com Books of the Year Contest
Book of the Year Awards, judged by a select group of librarians , booksellers and past BOTY winners from around the country.
What are the BooksandAuthor.com Book of the Year Awards? You have a great book, you're looking for some recognition from a trusted source, and you want a wider audience to fall in love with it.
That's where BooksandAuthor.com annual book awards program comes in. The BooksandAuthor.com Book of the Year Awards recognize the best in indie book publishing.
Our awards program honors great indie books from independent publishers, university presses, and noteworthy self-published authors.
BooksandAuthor.com breathes new life into hundreds of books, long after their pub dates have passed. What makes BooksandAuthor.com special is our panel of judges: more than 100 booksellers and librarians determine the winners after a larger group of finalists is culled by our editorial staff.
Finalists and winners can count on abundant recognition from all aspects of the book industry. In December 2016, finalists will be revealed, and in January 2017 winners are announced. The finalists and winners lists will be promoted on our website and in our e-mail newsletter as part of a national publicity campaign, along with lots of attention on our popular social media sites.
BooksandAuthor.com Book of the Year Awards help connect your book to readers excited to discover what's new and top quality.
Eligibility: Any published title published in 2014-2016. To be clear, independently published includes university presses, Traditionally published , privately held presses, and self-published authors. International submissions are welcome.
Entry Fee: Check this off your list now, it pays to enter early! We offer a $49 Early Bird entry fee for books registered before October, 1, 2016.
After October, 1, 2016, the fee is $99 per entry, and $59 for additional categories.
Once registered , you will be emailed the ENTRY FORM and contest to submit your entry.