october, 2019

20oct1:00 am1:00 amEyelands Book Awards 2019International Entry Fee: $30
Max word count: n/a
Top Prize: five-day holiday in Athens, publication

Event Details

Eyelands Book Awards 2018 was a great success! For this year’s awards, we are delighted to have Catherine McNamara (grand-prize winner for published books in 2018) as a judge for Short Story collections. Catherine and Gita-Theodora Simic (prize-winner for unpublished novel) also joined us at our beautiful Awards ceremony in Athens last May. Also, the book of Michael Robinson Morris (grand-prize winner for unpublished books), ‘For Entertainment Purposes Only’ has just been released (in Greek translation by Gregory Papadoyiannis) by Strange Days Books!


  • Opening: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Closing: Sunday, October 20, 2019 at midnight PST.
  • Submit your book or manuscript online or via snail mail with a $30.00 entry fee
  • Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels, children’s books, historical fiction/memoir, graphic novels.
  • Multiple submissions allowed (with a separate fee for each submission).
  • Simultaneous submissions allowed, but please notify us if full manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
  • Finalists for every category to be announced on November, 20, 2019
  • Final results are to be announced on December, 20, 2019.
  • There are no restrictions regarding nationality
  • Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents’ consent to accept the submission.
  • Manuscripts must be written in English.
  • There is no restriction about the form or style of writing. We prefer the pages to be numbered. Files should be uploaded as an MS Word document or PDF. Fill the entry form, copy and paste it in the body of your email.
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