Books must be authored or co-authored by a woman. Co-authored books are eligible for the awards, but a female author must have played a significant role in authoring the book.
All full-length books of fiction and nonfiction are eligible. Categories include:
- Children's/Juvenile/Young Adult
- Fiction/Other (includes short story collections, mystery, suspense, romance, historical)
- First Full-length Book Published by Author
- Best Book of the Year (selected from the six categories)
Published or established copyright date between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
Deadline is October 1, 2017
Books must be written or translated into English and must be available for purchase in the United States.
Books may be entered into more than one category but must include the Entry Form (one form for multiple categories), payment of the entry fee and two copies of the book being considered. The entry fee is $50 per entry/per category.
Deadline for entry is October 1, 2016
Questions or concerns: contact Lynne on her website. www.lynnehinton.com.