Massachusetts Center for the Book is calling for submissions for the 22nd Annual Massachusetts Book Awards. The awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by current Commonwealth residents.
This 22nd edition is open for books published in 2021. Submissions will be accepted until January 15, 2022.
We invite you to review the guidelines and complete the submission form using the link below. You will find some new elements this year:
In the Picture Book/Early Reader category, books are eligible if the writer OR illustrator is a current resident of MassachusettsWriting for adults or children that has been TRANSLATED by a Massachusetts resident is invited for a new category of achievement.We request one physical copy of the book for the first round of judgingMass Center for the Book has a new mailing address. Please update records so as to ensure timely delivery.
Picture: Some of the winners and honorees of the 21st Massachusetts Book Awards