Contest Details


IPPY Awards 2018

THE 2018 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN -- It's our 22nd year of "Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing." We are now accepting entries for independently published books released between January 1, 2016 and February 24, 2018, or with 2016-2018 copyrights.

To enter, fill in all applicable information below. Email address is required and very important, as this is how we communicate with you about judging and results updates.

Visit the IPPY Awards webpage for more details.

Thanks and best of luck!

Program: IPPY
Price: $75.00 per category


Entry Information

* all fields are required
Book Title:
Author:
Click on Box to Select a Category - Fee is Charged for Each Category Selected:
National
 01. Fine Art
 02. Performing Arts (Music/Dance/Cinema/Theater)
 03. Photography
 04. Architecture
 05. Coffee Table Book
 06. Popular Fiction
 07. Literary Fiction
 08. Short Story Fiction
 09. Poetry
 10. Anthologies
 11. Juvenile Fiction
 12. Young Adult Fiction
 13. Fantasy
 14. Science Fiction
 15. LGBT+ Fiction
 16. Erotica
 17. Historical Fiction
 18. Military/Wartime Fiction
 19. Horror
 20. Multicultural Fiction
 21. Multicultural Fiction - Juv/Young Adult
 22. Mystery/Cozy/Noir
 23. Suspense/Thriller
 24. Religious Fiction
 25. Romance Fiction
 26. True Crime
 27. Urban Fiction
 28. Visionary/New Age Fiction
 29. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book - General
 30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book - Drama/Documentary
 31. Humor
 32. Children’s Picture Books (7 & Under)
 33. Children’s Picture Books (All Ages)
 34. Children’s Interactive
 35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction
 36. Multicultural Non-Fiction Juv/Young Adult
 37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult
 38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction
 39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)
 40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)
 41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)
 42. Biography
 43. Aging/Death & Dying
 44. Animals/Pets
 45. Business/Career/Sales
 46. Cookbooks - General
 47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian
 48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs
 49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)
 50. Education I (Workbook/Resource)
 51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)
 52. Environment/Ecology/Nature
 53. Finance/Investment/Economics
 54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction
 55. Gift/Specialty/Journal
 56. Holiday
 57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition
 58. History (U.S.)
 59. History (World)
 60. Home & Garden
 61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts
 62. Inspirational/Spiritual
 63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit
 64. Parenting
 65. Popular Culture
 66. Psychology/Mental Health
 67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation
 68. Reference
 69. Religion (Eastern/Western)
 70. Science
 71. Self Help
 72. Sexuality/Relationships
 73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)
 74. Travel – Essay
 75. Travel – Guidebook
 76. Women’s Issues
 77. Writing/Publishing
 78. Book/Author/Publisher Website
 79. Cover Design - Fiction
 80. Cover Design - Non-Fiction
 81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize
 82. Best First Book - Fiction
 83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction
Regional
 Regional 01. North-East Fiction
 Regional 01. North-East Non-Fiction
 Regional 02. Mid-Atlantic Fiction
 Regional 02. Mid-Atlantic Non-Fiction
 Regional 03. South-East Fiction
 Regional 03. South-East Non-Fiction
 Regional 04. South Fiction
 Regional 04. South Non-Fiction
 Regional 05. Great Lakes Fiction
 Regional 05. Great Lakes Non-Fiction
 Regional 06. Mid-West Fiction
 Regional 06. Mid-West Non-Fiction
 Regional 07. West-Mountain Fiction
 Regional 07. West-Mountain Non-Fiction
 Regional 08. West-Pacific Fiction
 Regional 08. West-Pacific Non-Fiction
 Regional 09. Canada–East Fiction
 Regional 09. Canada–East Non-Fiction
 Regional 10. Canada-West Fiction
 Regional 10. Canada-West Non-Fiction
 Regional 11. Australia/New Zealand/Pacific Rim Fiction
 Regional 11. Australia/New Zealand/Pacific Rim Non-Fiction
 Regional 12. Europe Fiction
 Regional 12. Europe Non-Fiction
Ebooks
 Ebook 01. Best Adult Fiction E-Book
 Ebook 02. Best Romance/Erotica E-Book
 Ebook 03. Best Mystery/Thriller E-Book
 Ebook 04. Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror E-Book
 Ebook 05. Best Adult Non-Fiction Personal E-Book
 Ebook 06. Best Adult Non-Fiction Informational E-Book
 Ebook 07. Best Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction E-Book
 Ebook 08. Best Children’s Illustrated E-Book
 Ebook 09. Best Regional E-Book - Fiction
 Ebook 10. Best Regional E-Book - Non-Fiction
 Ebook 11. Best E-Book Design