Here’s an upcoming contest some of you may want to consider: the North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books. Sponsored by Winning Writers, a well-established literary site, the contest will award $3,000 in cash to a grand prize winner. Six category winners will each receive $1,000.Deadline: June 30th.
All seven top winners will receive additional benefits from the contest’s co-sponsors, BookBaby and marketing pro Carolyn Howard-Johnson, to help promote their books. Everyone who enters will receive a free digital copy of Ms. Howard-Johnson’s guide, The Great First Impression Book Proposal.
You can submit work in one or more of six categories:
* Mainstream/Literary Fiction
* Genre Fiction
* Creative Nonfiction & Memoir
* Children’s Picture Book
* Graphic Narrative (new this year)
This contest is international, and any year of publication is eligible. Entry fee: $60 per book. Multiple entries welcome. Submit online via Submittable or by mail. Click to learn more about guidelines, past winners, and judges’ remarks.
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