How to enter

To enter the 2019 Australian Business Book Awards, complete the online entry form, make your payment, post your books and supply the required files.

You must submit with your form:

  • A PDF copy of your book.
  • A JPG or PDF of your cover.
  • An author video.
  • Your MP3 audiobook file if you are entering the Best Audiobook category.
  • Examples of your marketing and publicity if you are entering the Best Marketing and Publicity Achieved category.

Once you have completed your entry and paid your entrance fees, post two printed copies of your book for each category entered to (if you have entered two categories you must send four copies of your book):

Anna Clemann
Publish Central
PO Box 31
Surrey Hills Vic. 3127

If you are submitting an audiobook, you must first submit a print version of your book in one of the subject categories and also enter the audiobook category. Please submit your audiobook via the Dropbox or We Transfer buttons on page 4 of the entry form.

If you are entering the Marketing and Publicity category, please scan or photograph any printed media and supply it with your entry. Please upload using the Dropbox or We Transfer buttons on page 4 of the entry form.

You must also submit a video about your book and yourself. This may be used at the online awards ceremony and for awards promotion and publicity. By submitting the video you agree to allow Publish Central to use the video for any awards marketing purposes. Videos must not be more than 90 seconds long. Please submit your author video via the Dropbox or We Transfer buttons on page 4 of the entry form.

Please put all electronic files you are uploading (PDF of book, cover image and author video, and audiobook and publicity material if you are entering those categories) into one Zip file and name it after your book title. You will be able to upload this file on page 4 of the entry form.

If you have any queries or are unsure about whether your book is eligible for entry, please contact: anna@publishcentral.com.au.

Entries are now closed for the 2019 awards.  

If you’d like to stay up to date with news about the 2019 awards or be notified about the 2020 awards, go to www.businessbookawards.com.au and sign up for the newsletter, or follow the awards on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AustralianBusinessBookAwards/

Entry fees

$99 (inc. GST) per book for the first category entered, with a maximum of two books for any author. Additional categories $44 (inc. GST) per category per book.

After completing the online entry form you will be taken to a payment page where you can use a credit card to pay for your entry. Your entry will not be considered until payment has been made. Entry forms must be submitted and payment made by 30 August 2019 and printed books must reach Publish Central postmarked by no later than 30 August 2019. We will confirm your entry via email.

Please submit your author video via the Dropbox or We Transfer buttons on page 4 of the entry form.

 

Any profits from the awards will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

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Are you stuck? Need some help?
Please email anna@publishcentral.com.au

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