Upcoming Genre-Specific Book Awards

Book awards are a great way to gain exposure and an excellent tool to add to your book marketing campaign.  Over the next few weeks there are several book award deadlines for specific genres.

Before applying for a book award be sure to read our previous blog post about the five things to keep in mind during the application process.


800 CEO READ Business Book Award

Thousands of business books are published each year, each with the potential to promote change and enlighten the way people think about business.

In January, 2014, 800-CEO-READ will announce the winners of their business book competition. These awards will recognize the best business books of 2013 and the authors who committed time and energy to the books’ creation.

All entries must be postmarked by October 15, 2013.

Semifinalists will be announced December, 2013.

Winners will be announced January, 2014.


North American Travel Journalists Association Awards

The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) supports professional travel journalism and honors the excellence of travel promotion throughout the world with its annual awards competition, now in its 22nd year. The NATJA Awards Competition honors the “best of the best” from travel media (writers, photographers, video journalists, bloggers) and travel promotion submitted by travel journalists, travel magazines, public relations agencies and destination marketing organizations (DMOs/CVBs) from the United States, Canada, Mexico and other countries. The official entry form and guidelines is available by clicking here. Submissions may be submitted beginning September 1st until October 31st, 2013.


Bancroft Prizes

The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University in the City of New York. Under the terms of the will of the late Fredric Bancroft, provision is made for two annual prizes of equal rank to be awarded to the authors of distinguished works in either or both of the following categories: American History (including biography) and Diplomacy.