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Middle Shelf Magazine’s Competition for Best Independently Published Children’s, Middle Grade, and Teen Books

Deadline

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Categories

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Entry Fees

$40 per book

Prizes

The winners in each category (children's, middle grade, young adult) will each receive $500 and a year's worth of full-page ads in Middle Shelf Magazine (rate card value $4,500). In addition, more than 100 books deemed by the editors as "notable" entries will be featured in the November/December issue of Middle Shelf Magazine. An overall winner will also be named.

Description

Middle Shelf Magazine announces the Middle Shelf Magazine Competition for Best Independently Published Children’s, Middle Grade and Teen Books. Any independently published book in any genre in these categories is eligible for entry. Entry fee is $40 per book. The winning entry will be selected by the editors of Middle Shelf Magazine.

“Independently Published” books include self-published books and e-books (such as those published through Blurb.com, CreateSpace, Lulu.com, iUniverse, etc.) and/or books and e-books published through small presses releasing less than five titles per year. There is no limit to the number of books an individual can enter; each book is a separate entry. The competition is open to authors worldwide; books must be in English. Any length book is eligible.

In each of the three categories (Children’s, Middle Grade and Teen), an overall winner will be named as well as five finalists. All winners and finalists will be featured in the November/December issue of Middle Shelf Magazine. The overall winners in each category will each receive $500 and a year’s worth of full-page ads in Middle Shelf Magazine (rate card value $4,500). In addition, more than 100 books deemed by the editors as “notable” entries will be featured in the November/December issue of Middle Shelf Magazine.

The official rules for the competition can be found here.

Contact Information

[email protected]

Website

http://www.shelfmediagroup.com/pages/competition-ms.html

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