Book Awards

Welcome back, writers!

We greatly appreciate your interest in entering the 2018 Red City Review Book Awards. Entry for this year’s contest is now open, and you can enter by visiting our main review submissions page.

If this is your first time submitting to us, or if you are submitting a new book for review, you can enter the contest by paying $60.  You can also enter a book that we have already reviewed for just $20.

The book does not have to have been reviewed or published in 2018 in order to be considered; all books are welcome for submission. For contest details, see below. Contest entry formally opened on Monday, January 22 and will end on Friday, June 29. All entrants in this year’s contest will be eligible to win the following prizes:

One winner will receive a Grand Prize, which includes:

  • $500 cash prize
  • Their book featured on the front page of the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • 50 high-quality grand prize winner book stickers
  • Framed winner’s certificate
  • Press release announcing their book as the 2018 Red City Review Book Awards grand prize winner circulated to our vast email list

    Ten winners will receive a First Place Prize, which includes:

  • One winner per genre:
    • General Fiction
    • Science Fiction/Fantasy
    • Romance
    • Mystery/Thriller
    • Children’s
    • Young Adult
    • Poetry
    • Memoir
    • Non-Fiction
    • Spiritual/Christian
  • Two first place prize winners will each receive a $150 cash prize; winners to be determined by our board of voters (This prize just added!) 
  • Their book featured on the front page of the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • 25 first prize winner book stickers
  • Framed winner’s certificate
  • Press release announcing their book as a 2018 Red City Review Book Awards first place winner circulated to our vast email list

Ten more winners, one from each of the content categories, will receive:

  • Content categories include:
    • Best Book Cover
    • Best Book Synopsis
    • Best Interior Design
    • Best Characters
    • Most Original Storyline/Book Concept
    • Most Promising Series
    • Best Debut Novel
    • Best Author Website/Blog
    • Best Social Media Platform
    • Fan Favorite
  • Their book featured on the front page of the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • Press release announcing their book as a 2018 Red City Review Book Awards winner circulated to our vast email list
 

Thank you for entering the 2018 Red City Review Book Awards! To learn more about previous years’ winners and finalists, click either of the links below.

 

The 2015 Winners:

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The 2014 Winners:

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