Submit Your Book for the TAZ Awards 2018-Deadline September 15, 2018

 

 Still taking submissions this week.

Looking specifically  for Business , Children’s and Poetry.

Book awards do matter. Enter a few and become an “award-winning author.” Enter the 5th annual TAZ awards

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Submissions will be accepted starting January 1, 2018

Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2018.

5th Annual TAZ awards submission form

 

TAZ MARKETING PACKAGE! Every entry will receive a one-year book listing on www.theauthorszone.com! (Offer Expires 8-31-18)

WINNERS & FINALISTS IN EACH CATEGORY RECEIVE:

  • theauthorszone.com Exposure: A one-year Book Listing which includes your color book cover, a brief paragraph about your title and a hyperlink to your website
  • Results Announced on The Authors’ Zone Social Media Pages with extensive coverage.

Promote Your Title as an Award-Winning Book: As a winner or finalist you will have the opportunity to highlight your award on your book cover, website, and marketing material. Award stickers will be passed out to the awardees on October 18, 2018 in Pittsburgh and will be available for purchase for all winners & finalists in each category

 

NOTE: To submit your book, download the submission form*,  fill it out and save it under your name, If you are submitting an epub, iBook, or kindle version of the book, please send fill out submission form and attach to the email along with the file or gift from Amazon or iBook to info@theauthorszone.com

Books published in English (including translations) in the United States with pub dates  from 2009 through  2018 will be considered. It is essential that The Authors’ Zone receive the books as early in the year as possible to allow time to consider all titles. Contact Anna Marie if you have questions about the publishing date-wip@fastmail.fm

The Authors’ Zone author awards ceremony is not just about being acknowledged for your great book, it’s also about connecting with like-minded people. You’ll meet other authors, writers, graphic designers, publishers, editors, bookstore owners- listen to a very entertaining and interesting keynote speaker- and enjoy good food at the Rivers Club in Pittsburgh.

*The $99 Submission fee includes a ticket to the awards dinner

****Submission fee only -$55.00, Does not include a ticket to the dinner-—contact Anna Marie- wip@fastmail.fm for details

The Authors’ Zone (TAZ) will provide awards in seven categories: Fiction, General Nonfiction, Biography/Autobiography, Poetry, Business, Children’s books and an award for ebooks.

Books should be published in English (including translations) in the United States and contain an ISBN number. Authors from Southwestern PA and books that are written about that area will be considered. It is essential that TAZ receive the books as early in the year as possible to allow time to consider all titles. The deadline for submissions is September 13, 2017.

Publishers are welcome to bring books to TAZ’s attention. The book and media awards will be presented at the October awards ceremony.

The following are eligible:

Full-length books of fiction and nonfiction

FICTION:

General – Historic * Mainstream * Literary

Children/Young Adult – Picture Book (Toddler – 2nd Grade) * Children (3rd-8th Grade)

Young Adult (High School/College)

Romance – Historic Romance * General Romance

Mystery/Suspense – Mystery * Suspense

Anthology – Short Story Collection (single author)

Sci-Fi/Fantasy – Sci-Fi * Fantasy * Horror

NONFICTION:

General – General * Humor * Animals

Children/Young Adult – Picture Book (Toddler – 2nd Grade) * Children (3rd-8th Grade)

Young Adult (High School/College)

Specialized Non-Fiction –Biography/Autobiography * Memoir * Business * Military * Politics * Science

Local Interest * History * Health/Medicine * Psychology/Social Sciences

Self-help * Spiritual/Inspirational * Travel * Cookbook * Arts & Crafts* Business

Published Poetry

Humor

Ebooks

5th Annual TAZ awards submission form

Publishers must complete the online entry form and submit payment by September 15, 2018. Please send books as early as possible. Judges are not obligated to consider books that arrive after September 15, 2018.

  • There is a $99 entry fee for each title submitted. This fee will also include a ticket to the Awards Ceremony. Discount for multiple books.
  • Accepted forms of payment include PayPal and credit card or check. Checks should be made out to The Authors’ Zone. Payment is due when the book is submitted
  • Send books to: TAZ~ PO Box 9687~ Pittsburgh PA. 15226

The following are NOT eligible:

  • English translations of books originally written in other languages.
  • Anthologies containing work written by multiple authors
  • Manuscripts

Submit your hard copy books to: WIP~~PO Box 9687 ~~ Pittsburgh PA. 15226 Please include copy of submission form with your book.

If you are submitting an epub, iBook, or kindle version of the book, please send fill out submission form and attach to the email along with the file or gift from Amazon or iBook to info@theauthorszone.com

NOTE: To submit your book, download the submission form*, fill it out and save it under your name, and email it to info@theauthorszone.com

5th Annual TAZ awards submission form

* To download the form, open the link, right click on mouse, and choose “Save As”

Please pay below. Or—

Checks are also accepted and should be made out and sent  to;

The Authors’ Zone~~PO Box 9687~~Pittsburgh PA. 15226

 


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October 18, 2018~~~TAZ Celebrates the Independent Author. TAZ awards are based on 80% content and 20% production of your book. Judges are authors/writers/teachers/editors from Pittsburgh and New York. Submit your book before September 13, 2017, for the 4th Annual Author Awards ceremony and Authors’ Night Out.