The 26th Annual Self-Published Book Awards is a competition organised by Writer’s Digest. It spotlights today’s self-published works and honours self-published authors.
2 Apr 2018
Grand Prize winner:
$8,000 in cash
A feature article about you and your book for the March/April 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest
A press release from Writer’s Digest, to be sent, along with a copy of your book, to 10 different major publishing review houses
A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference.
First Prize winner in each category:
$1,000 in cash
Promotion in the March/April 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest
All Grand Prize and First Prize winners will:
Be featured on the Writer’s Digest website
Receive $100 worth of Writer’s Digest Books
Receive a digital award seal for use in promoting your win.
Honourable Mention Winners will receive promotion on www.writersdigest.com and a digital seal for use in promoting your win.
All entrants will receive a brief commentary from one of the judges.
OTHER KEY DATES
Early-Bird Deadline: April 2, 2018
Each additional entry—$85
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Each additional entry—$95
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).