Publisher Submission for IBW Book Award


The Booksellers Association is delighted to announce that publishers can now submit titles for the Indie Book Awards 2020. The Indie Book Awards comprise four categories: fiction, non-fiction, children’s fiction and picture book. Publishers can submit up to three titles per imprint, per category. Independent booksellers across the UK and Ireland will vote on the submitted titles to create the shortlist. A panel of judges will decide on the four winners. The Indie Book Awards shortlist and winners are promoted to and by all bookshops participating in Independent  Bookshop Week.

The submission form is available to download from here and six copies of each title submitted should be sent to the Booksellers Association by Monday 17 February 2020.

If you have any questions, please do email Emma.Bradshaw@booksellers.org.uk or  Sharon.Benton@booksellers.org.uk