Costa Book Awards
Deadline June 26 (must be received by this date), formerly June 27. Highly recommended free contest awards a top prize of 30,000 pounds, plus prizes of 5,000 pounds in each genre, for books first published in the UK or Ireland by authors who have lived in the UK or Ireland for at least six months of each of the preceding three years. Awards given in the genres of poetry, novel, first novel, biography (including autobiography and memoir), and children's literature (written for confident readers ages 9-15). Books must have been published between November 1 of the previous year and October 31 of the current year. Five copies of book and completed entry form must be submitted by publisher.
Published: June 6, 2019