Ben Franklin Book Awards Named in honor of America’s most cherished publisher/printer, the Benjamin Franklin Awards™ recognizes excellence in independent publishing—sponsored by IBPA—Independent Book Publishers Association (AU is an Affiliate). Publications, grouped by genre are judged on editorial and design merit by top practitioners in each field.
EIPPY Book Awards Every year PUBLISHED! Magazine and Expert Insights Publishing honors their book authors with this highly coveted award for the bestselling and award-winning books of the year at their annual Extravaganza conference. More information
eLit Awards A global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment. More information
Foreword Book of the Year Awards Every year, ForeWord looks back to the best books of the previous year. The ForeWord Book of the Year competition provides publishers with a valuable opportunity to breathe new life into the promotion of a distinguished title. Foreword magazine is dedicated to the independent author and publisher. More information
Global eBook Awards Created by Dan Poynter, Global eBook Awards announces that it is now taking submissions for award consideration. The Global eBook Awards are designed to help you achieve these goals. More than a “sticker,” these awards come with a built-in publicity machine. Entries are accepted from both authors and publishers. More information
Independent Publisher Book Awards The “IPPY” Awards were conceived as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry and are open to authors and publishers worldwide who produce books written in English and intended for the North American market.
National Indie Excellence Awards NIEA celebrates overall excellence, including design and promotional text, so that discerning readers know an NIEA winner or finalist is something special. What’s more, award announcements receive extensive media coverage you can leverage to your sales advantage. More information
Nautilus Awards Recognizes Books and Audio Books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living, and positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the “imagination” and offering the reader “new possibilities” for a better life and a better world. More information
Next Generation Indie Book Awards A not-for-profit book awards program for indie authors and independent publishers, established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group. More information
Parents’ Choice Awards The nation’s oldest nonprofit program was created to recognize quality children’s media. The Parents’ Choice Awards program honors the best material for children: books, toys, music and storytelling, magazines, software, video games, television, and websites.
The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Designed to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading, the awards are given in 38 categories covering the full range of subjects, styles, and age groups that children’s books are written and published in today.
USA Book News Awards Open to all books, e-books, and audiobooks with an ISBN and published in 2012 (galley copies welcome). 2010 and 2011 titles are also eligible. It covers books from all sections of the publishing industry—mainstream, independent, and self-published. Winners in 2012 will be promoted to the entertainment industry.
Willa Literary Award Women Writing the West, a nonprofit association of writers and other professionals writing and promoting the Women’s West, underwrites and presents the award. Professional librarians select Winners and Finalists. Awards will be presented at the Women Writing the West annual conference.