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Ippy awards 2021 - entry now closed

best of luck to all the entrants! 
 

IPPY Awards judging is underway and results will be announced on about May 26th. A virtual award ceremony will be held in June. Thanks and best of luck! 
 

                        

 

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Thanks for the 25 years of IPPy memories...

 

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ABOUT THE AWARDS

Conducted annually, the Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year's best independently published titles from around the world. The awards are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, and self-published books released each year.  

The "IPPY" Awards were conceived as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry, and are open to authors and publishers worldwide who produce books written in English and appropriate for the North American market.

We define "independent" as:

  1. Independently owned and operated (no title per year limit)
  2. Operated by a foundation or university (no title per year limit)
  3. Long-time independents that became incorporated but operate autonomously and publish fewer than 100 titles a year.

The world's largest book awards competition offers:

  • 88 subject categories in General categories – NEW THIS YEAR: Audiobook categories in both Fiction & Non-Fiction
  • Regional awards for Best Regional Fiction and Best Regional Non-Fiction for eight U.S. regions, two Canadian regions, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific Rim, and Europe
  • E-Book Awards with fiction, non-fiction, children's, regional and design categories
  • Winners receive entry to the award ceremony and celebration party during BookExpo America, medals, stickers, certificates, and national publicity in a press release, as well as social media exposure.
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    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Jim Barnes, Awards Director 
    Phone: 1-800-644-0133 x1011
    Email: jimb [at] jenkinsgroupinc.com