A Special Invitation
to join the 2022
INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD

Yes, I want to enter the 2022 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD

If you enter and pay by THIS FRIDAY, November 19th,

you do NOT need to mail your books

(we will have them pulled from the fall program). 

Just make the payment online

for the entry fee here:

https://www.independentpressaward.com/submit-online

IF you need to make modifications, re-enter here:

https://www.independentpressaward.com/online-entry-form-1

or download a form here:

https://www.independentpressaward.com/submit-offline-1

Winners will be notified in April 2022.

Thank you, and we look forward to your participation!

CATEGORIES 

INDEPENDENT

PRESS AWARD®:

Action/Adventure
Addiction & Recovery
Adult Coloring Books 
African American Fiction
African American Nonfiction
Aging
Alternative Medicine
Animals-Pets 
Anthology
Arts & Entertainment

Audiobook (Fiction, Nonfiction, or Childrens)
Autobiography
Beauty 
Biography-General
Biography-Historical
Book Cover Design-Childrens Picture Books
Book Cover Design-Fiction
Book Cover Design-Nonfiction
Book Interior Design Fiction
Book Interior Design Nonfiction
Business-General 
Business-Entrepreneurship & Small Business 
Business-Motivational 
Cancer 
Career
Caregiving
Chapter Books 
Chick-Lit 

Childrens-Educational

Childrens-Fiction 

Childrens-Humor
Childrens-Inspirational

Childrens-Motivational 
Childrens-Nonfiction

Childrens-Religion 

Christian

Christian-Nonfiction
Coffee Table Book
Comedy
Comics and Graphic Novels

Computer  
Contemporary Novel 
Cookbooks-General 
Cookbooks-International 
Cookbooks-Regional 
Crafts-Hobbies
Crime Fiction 
Crime-True

Cross Genre 

Cultural & Social Issues

Cultural Heritage
Current Events 
Death & Dying
Diet & Nutrition 
Divorce 
Education 
Entertainment 
Environment

Epic Fantasy
Erotica 
Fantasy

Fashion

Finance
Fine Arts 
Fitness 
Friendship 
General Fiction 
Gift Books 
Green
Grief 
Health & Fitness

Hispanic / Latin
Historical Fiction
History- World
History-United States 
Holiday 
Home & Garden
Horror 

How-to
Humor
Inspiration

Islamic

Judaism 
Juvenile Fiction 
Juvenile Nonfiction
LGBTQ Fiction 
LGBTQ Nonfiction
LGBTQ Fiction for Children & Young Adults
Leadership 
Legal Thriller 
Literary Fiction 
Marketing & Public Relations  
Marriage  
Medical 
Medical Mystery / Thriller
Memoir 
Men’s Health

Middle Grade 

Military Fiction 
Military Nonfiction

Mind, Body, Spirit 
Miscellaneous 
Motivational
Movies and Television  
Multicultural-Fiction 
Multicultural-Nonfiction
Music 
Mystery 
Nature
New Adult Fiction
New Adult Nonfiction
New Fiction (First time published)
New Nonfiction (First time published)
Nonfiction

Nonprofit 

Paranormal Romance

Paranormal Mystery / Thriller
Parenting & Family 
Performing Arts - Film, Theater, Dance & Music

Personal Finance
Personal Growth 
Philosophy 
Photography
Picture Books - Preschool
Picture Books - Ages 4-8
Picture Books - All Ages 
Poetry 
Political 
Political Thriller  
Pregnancy & Childbirth 
Preschool & Early Reader

Pre-Teen Fiction
Pre-Teen Nonfiction 
Psychiatry/Psychology 
Public Relations 
Race Relations

Racism

Regional

Reference 
Relationships 
Religion-Fiction 
Religion-Nonfiction 
Romance 
Romantic Comedy 

Romantic Suspense / Thriller
Sales & Marketing 
Science Fiction 
Self Help: General 
Self Help: Motivational 
Self Help: Spiritual 
Sexuality 
Short Stories 
Small Books 

Social Media

Sociology

Social/Political Change   
Specialty Books 
Spirituality 
Sports
Steampunk 
Suspense
Technology

Teen
Thriller 
Travel 

Travelogue
True Crime 

Urban Fantasy 
Visionary Fiction 
Well-Being 
Western Fiction
Western Nonfiction 
Women’s Fiction  
Women’s Issues 
Women’s Health 

World Literature
Writing and Publishing
Young Adult Fiction 
Young Adult Nonfiction