The entry fee is $75 per submission per category.
Entries compete for book awards at the following levels: First in Category, Genre Grand Prize, and Chanticleer Grand Prize. (Cash awarded, see contest for details)
Approximately $30,000 in cash, prizes, and promotions!
~$1000 for one lucky Overall Grand Prize Winner
~$28,980 in reviews and promotional opportunites awarded to FIRST PLACE Category Winners
The Chanticleer Prize Package includes:
⦁ A Prize Ribbon to use in promotion at book signings and book festivals
⦁ Digital Badges for display on your website or incorporation into book covers
⦁ Book stickers to identify your print books to book store shoppers as they browse
⦁ In addition to all the ribbons and badges and cash awards we will be showering you with, you will also receive a powerful promotional boost from Chanticleer Reviews, with:
⦁ Your name and book title announced on our high traffic website and email list of thousands at several stages, the farther you go in the competition, the more promotion you will get
⦁ Corresponding social media announcements of your contest advancements
⦁ Corresponding newsletter announcements to our sizable email list
⦁ Your winning title’s review published in our Chanticleer Reviews Magazine
⦁ Your book may also receive trade show representation as we show off our winners at conferences and trade shows across the US and Internationally. We like to show off our winners in as many ways as we can.
The Chanticleer Genre Writing Competitions for Novels & Manuscripts.
Winning a book award is an effective way to distinguish your work in the eyes of readers, agents, and publishers.
Enter today for your chance to add a book award to your marketing toolkit.
Book Awards help your book get discovered!
Boost discovery and boost your sales. We want to see authors succeed and sell more books.
Plus, you can win cash and prizes!
Chanticleer writing competitions are challenging but rewarding
⦁ Winning and placing in a Chanticleer writing contest will help promote your work and your author platform.
⦁ Gives you something to post about, something to encourage interactions from followers as they congratulate you and re-share your accomplishments.
⦁ Win badges for your website, and reviews to add to your book cover design, to help your book stand out when readers are making that all important purchasing decision.
⦁ Show potential readers, agents, publishers that your book has passed a test of quality and readability that can help your book jump off the shelves at bookstores and increase book sales or open doors to agents and publishers.
⦁ Contest submission deadlines help you meet your deadlines for your publishing goals.
⦁ Finalists and winners get active promotion from Chanticleer across our social media platforms and our high traffic website, as well as our mail list of thousands.
⦁ Join our Chanticleer family – form relationships and bonds with other winners, especially if you attend our Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala where winners gather from all over the world.
⦁ Just plain have fun!