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Next Generation Indie Book Awards — Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 Awards

The 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards is open to all indie book authors and publishers including independent publishers (small, medium or otherwise), university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first time authors in the U.S., Canada or internationally who have a book, a manuscript, or a galley proof written in English and published in 2020, 2021 or 2022 or with a 2020, 2021 or 2022 copyright date.

ENTER NOW - Early Bird Special - Enter online by September 30, 2021 and your second category selection is free! On October 1, 2021 the price returns to normal.

While entering and paying online is the easiest and quickest way to enter your book into the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, we also offer an offline option. Entering offline still requires you to create an account in order to access the offline entry form.

What steps are required to submit an offline entry?

There are four steps to complete your offline entry:

1 Create/login to your IBA Account

Entering a book into the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards requires an account on our website, regardless of whether you enter online or manually offline. Your account will allow you to see the status of your entries, any steps you need to complete, and to order stickers, certificates, or medals if your book is named a winner or finalist.

2 Print off and complete the Entry Form

The offline entry form is available from within your IBA Account.

3 Pay the entry fee(s)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Until September 30, 2021 the entry fee is $75 for the first two categories entered plus $60 for each additional category entered. Send in a company check, cashier's check, or International Money Order (to be cashed within Canada) made payable to Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group in US dollars together with your completed Entry Form. (Personal checks are not accepted.)

4 Mail or Courier your completed Entry Form, the entry fee(s) plus copies of your book.

Mail us your entry form, fees and two copies of your book (plus one additional copy for each additional category entered) by no later than February 11, 2022. All books must be received in our offices by February 11, 2022 to:

Next Generation Indie Book Awards
7916 NE 173rd Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98682

When mailing in copies of your books, please be sure to include the correct postage on the package. Incorrect postage could result in your package being returned to you resulting in delayed processing time and possibly missing the entry deadline date.

Please avoid sending book shipments requesting a signature. Requesting signatures for proof of delivery can cause a delay in receiving and processing your books.

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