june, 2021

30junAll DayNorth Street Book Prize for Self-Published BooksSponsored by Winning WritersInternationalEntry Fee:$65 Max word count:200,000 Top Prize:$5,000

Event Details

The seventh annual North Street Book Prize is sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Book Promoter. Submit self-published books in one of seven categories: Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction & Memoir, Poetry, Children’s Picture Book, Graphic Novel & Memoir, and Art Book. One grand prize winner will receive $5,000, 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 $525 value). The top winner in each category will receive $1,000, a marketing analysis and one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and one free ad in the Winning Writers newsletter (a $175 value). One honorable mention in each category will receive $250. We will publish online excerpts from all entries that win a prize, along with critiques from the final judges, Jendi Reiter and Ellen LaFleche. Winning Writers is a partner member of the Alliance of Independent Authors. This contest is recommended by Reedsy.

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