FOR BEST INDEPENDENTLY PUBLISHED
CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULT BOOKS
$1500 in prizes!
$40 Entry Fee
Any independently published book for children or teens in any genre is eligible. The overall winners in each category (children, middle grade, young adult) will each receive $500 and a year's worth of full-page ads in Middle Shelf Magazine (rate card value $4,500). In addition, more than 100 books deemed by the editors as "notable" entries will be featured in the November/December issue of Middle Shelf Magazine.
"Independently Published" books include self-published books and e-books, and/or books and e-books published through small presses releasing less than 5 titles per year. The competition is open to authors worldwide; books must be in English. Any length book and any publication date is eligible.
The deadline for entry is midnight on August 1, 2015. The winners will be notified by September 4, 2015.
See website for complete details on how to submit.