Saturday, September 27, 2008

Annual Literary Awards

The annual literary awards were established to honor writers who self-published or had their books published by a subsidy publisher, small press, university press, or independent book publisher geared for the North American reading audience. POD books are accepted.

Reader Views Literary Awards are open to all authors regardless of residency, however, the books must be published in the English language and targeted for the North American market. Work published by major book publishers, their subsidiaries, or their imprints are not eligible. Books must have 2008 copyright date. Submission for more than one category or more than one title is acceptable. Books that have racist themes will be not be accepted.

Three semi-finalists will be chosen in each fiction and non-fiction category. First and second place winners will be awarded in each category. Third place will receive an honorable mention. One finalist, the top score in each area, will be chosen in each regional and global category. Each will receive a certificate. All certificates and awards stickers will be dated for year 2009.

Aside from general awards, specialized awards will be presented. All books submitted will qualify and be considered for these awards. A jury of judges will make the final decision on awards. Prizes total near $5000.


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