Call for Entries
Closing date: February 10, 2023
Over $10,000 in Monetary prizes, over 80 categories.
If you would like to receive greater recognition, monetary prizes, awards, possible representation by a leading agent, and exposure for your books, here is an opportunity NOT to miss.
The 2023 Next Generation Indie Book Awards is open to all indie book authors and publishers including independent publishers (small, medium or otherwise), university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first-time authors who have a book, a manuscript, or a galley proof written in English and published in 2021, 2022 or 2023 or with a 2021, 2022 or 2023 copyright date, to enter the most rewarding book awards program.
Offering over 80 Categories – more than 80 Awards – with over 80 monetary prizes totalling more than $10,000 in cash, including $1,500 cash prizes plus trophies for best fiction book and best non-fiction book, $750 cash prizes plus trophies for second best fiction book and non-fiction book and $500 cash prizes plus trophies for third best fiction book and non-fiction book.
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is the largest international awards program for indie authors and independent publishers and the only book awards program of its kind offering more monetary prizes, more awards, more recognition and more exposure including exposure to a leading Literary Agent for possible representation in areas such as distribution, foreign rights, film rights, and other rights.
Presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (IBPPG) in conjunction with Marilyn Allen of Allen O’Shea Literary Agency, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards was established to recognize and honor the top independently published books of the year. IBPPG was formed to provide support and recognition for the independent book publishing profession and IBPPG encourages all independent authors and publishers to enter their books in the 2023 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
AWARDS (US Dollars):
- $1,500 cash prize and trophy for best Fiction Book
- $1,500 cash prize and trophy for best Non-Fiction Book
- $750 cash prize and trophy for second-best Fiction Book
- $750 cash prize and trophy for second-best Non-Fiction Book
- $500 cash prize and trophy for third best Fiction Book
- $500 cash prize and trophy for third best Non-Fiction Book
- $100 Cash Prize and a Gold Medal awarded to the winner of each of the more than 80 categories
- Finalist Medals will be awarded to up to five finalists in each of the more than 80 categories.
All Finalists and Winners will be notified by late May, 2022.
To see a list of the over 80 categories you can enter go to
ENTRY GUIDELINES and HOW TO ENTER:
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