The deadline for entries has now passed, the shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 28 April.
All entries must be submitted as a PDF via the submission form. Entries submitted in any other way, including by email or hard copy, will not be accepted.
Please name your PDF with your full name and the award category, for example: Joe_Bloggs_NonFiction
Entries must be supplied in the following format:
- 5mm bleed
- Crop marks to be included
- Maximum file size 5 MB
Please include the front cover only on the first page of your PDF and a full cover spread (front, spine and back cover) on the second page of your PDF (supplied as one document) – as illustrated in this example.
Make sure to use the design template and cover copy supplied for each category brief:
Fiction Cover Award: Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee
Non-Fiction Cover Award: The Uninhabitable Earth
Children’s Cover Award: Talking Turkeys
Please refer to the FAQ page for frequently asked questions about submissions.