Sunday, April 17, 2016


Calling all self-published writers: —the opportunity you have been waiting for is here! Whether you are an accomplished writer or a self-starting student, your work deserves a shot at national recognition! Enter Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards for a chance at unbelievable prizes and support from publishing experts.

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • $8,000 in cash
  • A feature article about you and your book in the March/April 2017 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!
  • A guaranteed review in Midwest Book Review
  • Guaranteed acceptance in a special sales catalog, providing the Grand Prize Winner with national representation through 60,000 salespeople selling to non-bookstore markets
  • And much more, including hours of free consulting from publishing experts

The Categories:

  • Early Readers/
  •     Children’s Picture Books
  • Genre Fiction
  • Inspirational
  • Mainstream/Literary Fiction
  • Memoirs/Life Stories
  • Middle-Grade/
  •     Young Adult Books
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Reference Books

May 2, 2016