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A Special Invitation
to join the 2020 Independent Press Award

Yes, I want to enter the 2020 Independent Press Award.

ENTERING SAME BOOK? 

1)  Pay above (or mail check payable to NYC Big Book Award,

63 Clinton Road, Glen Ridge, NJ  07028). NO NEED to send another book.

2) Complete form below or email gabby@nycbigbookaward.com with requested categories for the book we have on file.

ENTERING A DIFFERENT BOOK?

1)   Pay above (or mail check payable to NYC Big Book Award),

and send a copy to NYC Big Book Award, 63 Clinton Road, Glen Ridge, NJ  07028

2)  Complete form below, and click submit button​

Don't want to use the computer form below?

Click on this DOCX W icon and print out a copy to mail in.

OFFICIAL CATEGORIES 

Independent Press Award®:

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

Audiobook
Autobiography
Beauty 
Biography-General
Biography-Historical
Body/Mind/Spirit
Book Cover Design-Children

  Picture Books
Book Cover Design-Fiction
Book Cover Design-Non-

  Fiction
Book Interior Design Fiction
Book Interior Design Non-

  Fiction
Business-General 
Business-Entrepreneurship &

  Small Business 
Business-Motivational 
Cancer 
Career
Caregiving
Chapter Books 
Chick-Lit 
Childrens-Inspirational 
Childrens-Religion 
Childrens-Fiction 
Childrens-Non-Fiction

Christian

Christian-Fiction
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 
Current Events 
Death & Dying
Diet & Nutrition 
Divorce 
Education 
Entertainment 
Environment

Epic Fantasy
Erotica 
Fantasy

Fashion

Finance
Fine Arts 
Fitness 
Friendship 
General Fiction 
Gift Books 
Graphic Novels

Green
Grief 
Health & Fitness
Historical Fiction
History-World
History-United States 
Holiday 
Home & Garden
Horror 

How-to
Humor  
Inspiration

Judaism 
Juvenile Fiction 
Juvenile Non-Fiction
LGBTQ Fiction 
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
LGBT Fiction for Children &

  Young Adults
Leadership 
Legal Thriller 
Literary Fiction 
Marketing & Public Relations  
Marriage 
Medical 
Medical Thriller
Memoir 
Men’s Health 

Military Fiction 
Military Non-Fiction

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

  published)
New Non-Fiction (First time

  published)
Non-Fiction 

Paranormal Romance
Parenting & Family 
Performing Arts - Film, Theater, Dance & Music
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 Non-Fiction 
Psychiatry/Psychology 
Public Relations 
Race Relations

Reference 
Relationships 
Religion-Fiction 
Religion-Non-Fiction 
Romance 
Romantic Comedy 

Romantic Suspense
Sales & Marketing 
Science Fiction 
Self Help: General 
Self Help: Motivational 
Self Help: Spiritual 
Sexuality 
Short Stories 
Small Books 
Social/Political Change  
Social Media 
Specialty Books 
Spirituality 
Sports
Steampunk 
Suspense
Technology

Teen
Thriller 
Travel 
True Crime 

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

World Literature
Writing and Publishing
Young Adult Fiction 
Young Adult Non-Fiction