Book Excellence Awards Program

An international book awards competition dedicated to helping authors and publishers
increase their credibility, visibility and book sales. Our 2022 Awards Competition is now open.

Gain recognition through our internationally recognized book awards competition

Previous Winners and Finalists of the Book Excellence Awards have doubled their book sales, garnered attention from film producers, received distribution in book stores and increased their visibility and media attention. The Book Excellence Awards provides authors and publishers with extended support and resources in topics such as publishing, marketing, writing, publicity and social media. If you are named a Winner or Finalist of the Book Excellence Awards, you will receive access to resources, templates, and tools to ensure your success.
The Book Excellence Awards is a smart investment on your publishing journey and the results and benefits will last a lifetime!

Success Stories

How To Apply

Applying to the Book Excellence Awards is simple. Review the process below to get started.

Have questions or need help with your application or category selection?
Check out our FAQ or click here to contact our support team.

Step 1: Review Eligibility and Deadlines

All books submitted to the Book Excellence Awards must meet the following criteria: – Have an ISBN or ASIN – Written in English Please note: There is no publication date requirement. The final deadline to apply is December 31st. Winners and Finalists are announced in the spring.

Step 2: Select Your Categories

Select the number of categories you would like to enter your book into.

If you need help selecting a category, please click here to contact our support team.

Step 3: Complete the Application Form

Click on the Apply button below. To complete your application, you will need the following information: – Contact and Book Information: Author name, publisher name, book title, ISBN/ASIN, email, phone number etc. – Your Book File: Accepted file types include .pdf, .epub, .mobi, .doc. You can also submit your book by email or as a gifted eBook – Book Cover Image: Accepted file types include .jpeg or .png files – Marketing Materials (Optional): Press release, sell sheet, author bio etc.

Step 4: Complete Payment and Accept the Rules and Regulations

Regular pricing (in USD) for the Book Excellence Awards is as follows: 1 category is $115.00. Each additional category is $69.00. To receive a discount on your entry fee, subscribe to our email list. By applying through this form, you must agree to the Rules and Regulations of the Book Excellence Awards.

How To Apply

Applying to the Book Excellence Awards is simple. Review the process below to get started.

Have questions or need help with your application or category selection?
Check out our FAQ or click here to contact our support team.

Step 1: Review Eligibility and Deadlines

All books submitted to the Book Excellence Awards must meet the following criteria: – Have an ISBN or ASIN – Written in English Please note: There is no publication date requirement. The final deadline to apply is December 31st. Winners and Finalists are announced in the spring.

Step 2: Select Your Categories

Select the number of categories you would like to enter your book into.

If you need help selecting a category, please click here to contact our support team.

Step 3: Complete the Application Form

Click on the Apply button below. To complete your application, you will need the following information: – Contact and Book Information: Author name, publisher name, book title, ISBN/ASIN, email, phone number etc. – Your Book File: Accepted file types include .pdf, .epub, .mobi, .doc. You can also submit your book by email or as a gifted eBook – Book Cover Image: Accepted file types include .jpeg or .png files – Marketing Materials (Optional): Press release, sell sheet, author bio etc.

Step 4: Complete Payment and Accept the Rules and Regulations

Regular pricing (in USD) for the Book Excellence Awards is as follows: 1 category is $115.00. Each additional category is $69.00. To receive a discount on your entry fee, subscribe to our email list. By applying through this form, you must agree to the Rules and Regulations of the Book Excellence Awards.

Invest in Yourself

The Book Excellence Awards is a smart investment on your publishing journey.
The benefits last a lifetime!

Book Excellence Awards Prize Package

Learn more about the prizes all Winners and Finalists receive:

Book Excellence Awards Promotional Package

Winners and finalists receive high quality digital award seals they can use to highlight their award on their book cover, website, social media and other marketing materials. These high-resolution digital seals can be used online and in print materials.

A Commemorative Digital Certificate

The commemorative digital certificate is a personal memento that lasts a lifetime. Winners and finalists can display and share this certificate with pride, cementing their award win in the minds of readers, fans and industry professionals alike.

Custom Award Listing

Winners and finalists receive a full-page custom award listing that includes detailed information about their book to raise their profile among our regular website visitors including book buyers, publishers, librarians, literary agents and other industry professionals.

Author Showcase

Our winners and finalists receive an in-depth author showcase where we interview and feature them alongside our entire cohort of award-winning authors. We make their work stand out with their own personal page they can share with readers, industry professionals, media and more.

International Exposure

Each winner and finalist will receive a personalized award announcement on our social media platforms shared with our network of thousands of media outlets, industry contacts, authors and publishers around the world.

Library of Book Marketing Resources

Our goal is to show authors and publishers how promoting their books can be easy and profitable! Our comprehensive library of marketing resources covers everything from how to make more money with your book, build a loyal tribe of readers, get national media exposure, avoid common book marketing mistakes, and more.

High Profile Exposure to the Publishing Industry

Our custom award announcement and press release is sent to readers, authors, publishers, journalists, librarians, book buyers, schools, literary agents and more! This press release features winners only.

Done For You Marketing Templates

We help our winners and finalists save time and money by providing professionally designed templates for print materials and social media. These winning designs can be customized to match their unique branding to have a lasting impact in the eyes of readers and industry professionals alike.

Guided Coaching

A step-by-step system that takes winners and finalists by the hand and teaches them the principles and strategies needed to successfully market their book award. With easy to implement strategies, winners and finalists can see results after the first coaching session!

Stand Out From The Crowd

Previous honorees have increased their book sales, garnered speaking engagements and attention from film producers, increased their following and more!

Success Stories