Contest Details


IPPY Awards 2020

THE 2020 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

To enter, fill in all applicable information below. When you complete your online entry, the final step in the process is printing out a copy of your entry, along with mailing instructions for sending judging copies (one copy per category entered). Email address is required and very important, as this is how we communicate with you about judging and results updates.

Note: It is allowable to enter online and then have your judging copies shipped directly from a printer or supplier. Have them use 'IPPY AWARDS 2020' in the address and we'll know where to look up your entry.

Visit the IPPY Awards webpage for more details.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:
Jim Barnes, Awards Director
Phone: 1-800-644-0133 x1011
Email: jimb [at] bookpublishing.com

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:
General
 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. Poetry - Specialty
 11. Anthologies
 12. Juvenile Fiction
 13. Young Adult Fiction
 14. Fantasy
 15. Science Fiction
 16. LGBT+ Fiction
 17. Erotica
 18. Historical Fiction
 19. Military/Wartime Fiction
 20. Horror
 21. Multicultural Fiction
 22. Multicultural Fiction Juv/Young Adult
 23. Mystery/Cozy/Noir
 24. Suspense/Thriller
 25. Religious Fiction
 26. Romance Fiction
 27. Urban Fiction
 28. Visionary/New Age Fiction
 29. True Crime
 30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book
 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 - Specialty
 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. Nature
 53. Environment/Ecology
 54. Finance/Investment/Economics
 55. LGBT+ Non-Fiction
 56. Gift/Specialty/Journal
 57. Holiday
 58. Health/Medicine/Nutrition
 59. History (U.S.)
 60. History (World)
 61. Home/Garden/Crafts
 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
 84. Book Series - Fiction
 85. Book Series - Non-Fiction (note: Book Series category submissions require at least two volumes, with one volume's copyright/release date falling within the 2018-2020 copyright time frame. Send all volumes for judging but pay just one fee.)
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