SUBMISSIONS PROCESS

Submissions for the 2023 U.S. Selfies book awards will be accepted from authors living in the U.S. who have self-published their own book, that is they have undertaken the editing, design and marketing for their book themselves, or have paid for all or more than half of these publishing expenses through a hybrid publisher. Only adult fiction titles, children’s/YA books or memoir/autobiographies published in 2022 that are 100,000 words or less will be eligible. 

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2023 SELFIES BOOK AWARDS WILL OPEN IN EARLY 2023.

If you have any queries or would like to be put on a list to receive an alert when submission open, please contact selfiesbookawardsus@booklife.com.  

The prize for each winning author is $1,000 cash plus a $5,000 advertising package consisting of print and digital marketing in Publishers Weekly. The winning titles will also be featured at trade shows and promoted to 30,000 librarians via CBE. 

The 2022 winners were announced in June at the American Library Association conference (ALA).