North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books

13 May 2016

We invite you to compete for our second annual North Street Book Prize for self-published books. The winners of our first competition were Gloria Taylor Weinberg (top left), Jenna Leigh Evans (bottom left), and Elizabeth Kirschner(bottom right).

This year’s deadline is again June 30. Submit a self-published book in one of the following categories, up to 150,000 words in length:

  • Mainstream/Literary Fiction
  • Genre Fiction
  • Creative Nonfiction & Memoir

The winner of each category will receive $1,500, a marketing analysis and one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and 3 free ads in the Winning Writers newsletter (a $450 value). Two honorable mentions in each category will receive $250. We will publish online excerpts (1,000-6,000 words) from all entries that win a prize, along with critiques from judges Jendi Reiter and Ellen LaFleche. Lauren Singer will assist in the judging. The entry fee is $50 per book.

All contestants will receive a copy of The Frugal Editor by Carolyn Howard-Johnson (PDF), a $9.00 value, and free guides to successful publishing from BookBaby.

Submit Here

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