Christian Book Awards 2018


Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference Awards:

     Selah Awards Closes April 1, 2018

     Directors’ Choice Awards Closes April 10, 2018

     Foundation Awards Closes April 10, 2018


Cascade Contest (through Oregon Christian Writers Conference):

     February 14, 2018 and closes 11:59 p.m. (PDT) March 31, 2018


[The] Catholic Press Association Awards:

The CPA Book Awards typically open in January and close in mid-February

Packet Info:


Christian Author Awards:

(not updated for 2018 yet)


Christian Indie Awards:

Already CLOSED for 2018.


Christy Awards  has moved to ECPA.

Submission Guidelines:

      Submission Period for 2018 program: March 1-31, 2018


Carol Awards

     applications must be received no later than March 1, 2018.


Christian Book Award Listings


Christian Book Award

Not updated yet


Excellence in Publishing Awards (by Association of Catholic Publishers):

Deadline for submitting books is Friday, January 27, 2018


Forward Indie’s Book Awards:

Deadline: January 15, 2018


Fresh Ink (for student writers only):

closes on February 15th at midnight EST


Genesis Contest (ACFW):

Contest opens/Closes: January 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM – March 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM central time


Global Ebook Awards:

     Entry Deadline: April 30, 2018 (midnight Pacific Time)


Grace Awards

The eighth annual Grace Awards is thrilled to announce that reader voting for     Finalists commences on December 31, 2017 ends at midnight March 17, 2018.


Independent Publisher Book Awards:

Final Entry Deadline Is February 24, 2018


Illumination Awards

Award Guidelines:


Introducing the Major Christian Fiction Awards (another list with a couple of different ones not listed above)


Christian Book Awards, Writing Contests and Literary Prizes  (another list includes writer’s conference awards


The INSPY awards

Nomination Guidelines:

2018 Nomination Form:


National Indie Excellence Awards:

All entries must be postmarked by March 31st, 2018


Next Generation Indie Book Awards:

Submit completed entry form, entry fees and books by no later than February 23, 2018; all books must be received in our offices by February 23, 2018


Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews and Award Contest (This one you would need to go down the side bar and find the category you would be interested in. This is not specifically a Christian contest/award site but it has categories for Christian, inspirational, Christian romance, poetry, etc…)


2018 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest

Early Bird deadline – April 1 ($89), Regular Deadline – May 1 ($99), Final Deadline – June 1 ($109)



Realm Makers:

     The deadline for submissions is Sunday, January 21, at 12 midnight (EST)


Utmost Christian Poetry Contest – For Christian Poets Only!:

     Deadline: February 28, 2018


Word Awards:

     Entry Deadline: February 1, 2018


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Marcie Bridges is the Author Care Representative of LPC and