The 9th Annual International Book Awards (IBA 2018) are specifically designed to be a promotional vehicle for authors and publishers to launch their careers, open global markets and compete with talented authors and publishers throughout the world.
Enter Your 2016-2018 Titles! Open to all books, published in the English language with an ISBN and currently available for sale online to global consumers.
National and International Media & Industry Exposure: We are planning an extensive public relations campaign to announce the results of the 2018 competition.
Results Announced on our Network of Social Media Pages (Over 100,000 Book Fans!)
Results listed on InternationalBookAwards.com & AmericanBookFest.com!
Promote Your Title as an Award-Winning Book: As an honored winner or finalist you will have the right to highlight your award on your book cover, website, and marketing material. Award stickers will be available for purchase for all winners & finalists in each category!
ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINE
$79.00$69 per title/per category (Expires March 31, 2018)
Example: One book in two categories equals $138.00
March Special: $10 off Entry Fee (Expires March 31, 2018)
Final Entry Deadline April 30, 2018.
Eligible titles must have a 2016-2018 publication date, published in English and have an ISBN number.
Galley copies are welcome.
All entry fees must be paid by check/money order in U.S. Dollars (“USD” must be pre-printed on all international checks/money orders) or process your payment online below.
All sales are final. All entry books will be donated or recycled after the competition.
Please include a check or money order with your entry submission payable to "ABF" or "American Book Fest". "USD" must be pre-printed on the check or money order.
You can also securely process your entry fee at the link below.
“AMERBOOKFES” or “AMERICANBOOKFEST” will appear on your credit card statement
SUBMISSION CHECKLIST (This list is on your entry form as well)
Your submission package should contain the following:
ONE copy of your book per category entered (Galley copies are welcome)
A completed Entry Form for each title.
A past Press Release or Marketing Material for each title (if available)
A check or money order (payable in U.S. Dollars – “USD” must be pre-printed on all international checks or money orders) for the entry fees, payable to "ABF" or "American Book Fest" or process your entry fee online.
Please fill out an entry form for each title entered, print out and include the completed form with your submission. Be sure to review the "Submission Checklist" on each entry form.
Animals/Pets – General Animals/Pets – Narrative Non-Fiction
Anthologies – Non-Fiction
Best Cover Design – Fiction Best Cover Design – Non-Fiction Best Interior Design Best New Fiction Best New Non-Fiction
Biography – General
Business – General Business – Careers Business – Communications/Public Relations Business – Entrepreneurship & Small Business Business – Management & Leadership Business – Marketing & Advertising Business – Personal Finance/Investing
Business – Sales Business – Writing/Publishing
Children’s Educational Children's Fiction Children's Mind/Body/Spirit Children's Non-Fiction Children's Novelty & Gift Book Children’s Picture Book – Hardcover Fiction Children’s Picture Book – Hardcover Non-Fiction Children’s Picture Book – Softcover Fiction Children’s Picture Book – Softcover Non-Fiction Children's Religious
Fiction – Literary Fiction Fiction – Multicultural Fiction Fiction – Mystery/Suspense Fiction – New Age Fiction
Fiction – Novelette (7,500 to 17,499 words) Fiction – Novella (17,500 to 39,999 words) Fiction – Religious Fiction Fiction – Romance Fiction – Science Fiction Fiction – Short Story Fiction Fiction – Thriller/Adventure Fiction – Visionary Fiction Fiction – Young Adult Fiction
Health – General Health – Addiction & Recovery Health – Aging/50+ Health – Alternative Medicine Health – Cancer Health – Death & Dying Health – Diet & Exercise Health – Psychology/Mental Health Health – Women’s Health
History – General History – Military History – United States
LGBTQ – Non-Fiction
New Age – Non-fiction
Non-Fiction – Narrative
Parenting & Family
Performing Arts – Film, Theater, Dance, Music
Religion – General Religion – Christian Inspirational Religion – Christianity Religion – Eastern
Self-Help – General Self-Help – Motivational Self-Help – Relationships
Spirituality – General Spirituality – Inspirational