Thursday, 11 July 2019

EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2019

Eyelands gr. & Strange Days Books are glad to announce the EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2019
ΕΒΑ -τετραγωνο
Grand prize (published books): Five-days holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website.
Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books
Six more prizes one for each category of every section also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards
Certification document for every prize.
Final results are to be announced on December 20th 2019
Award Ceremony: May, 2020
Place: Athens, Greece
Judges: Andriana Minou (poetry, children’s books, graphic novels), Gregory Papadoyiannis (novels, novellas, historical fiction), Catherine McNamara (short stories)
Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)
Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros)


ΕΒΑ - 2019SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DATES & DETAILS
Opening: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Closing: Sunday, October 20, 2019 at midnight PST.
Submit your book or manuscript online or via snail mail with early bird entry fee $22 or 20 euros
Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels.
Multiple submissions allowed (with a separate fee for each submission).
Simultaneous submissions allowed, but please notify us if full manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
Finalists for every category to be announced on November, 20, 2019
Final results are to be announced on December, 20, 2019.
There are no restrictions regarding nationality
Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents’ consent to accept the submission.
Manuscripts must be written in English.
There is no restriction about the form or style of writing. We prefer the pages to be numbered. Files should be uploaded as an MS Word document or PDF. Fill the entry form, copy and paste it in the body of your email.
Submit your manuscript to:
eyelandsmag@gmail.com  [or]  strangedaysbooks@gmail.com
or send your book by post to:
Chimarras 6, 74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece
After the end of the contest all your books will find a place at the library of Three Rock Studio – A writers’ resort in south Crete
PRIZES & PUBLICITY
Section: Published books
Grand Prize: A five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website. Eyelands cover all accommodation costs for the award winner. Air tickets not included. The author must agree to participate in the EBA ceremony (which will be held in Athens at the time of his/her holidays) and the related publicity (interviews e.t.c.).
There will be five finalists for each category.
Three more prizes one for each category also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards
Certification document for every prize.

Section: Unpublished books
Grand prize: Translation in Greek and Publication from Strange Days Books.
Five more prizes, one in each category, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards
There will be five finalists for each category.
Certification document for every prize.

For each entry, submit the book, entry form, and  fee (via paypal). Registration will be confirmed via email. In December, all entrants will be notified of winners. Please fill in, copy and paste the entry form in the body of your email
ENTRY FORM & PAYMENT
Pay via paypal – See the banner on this website
Click the «buy now» button. Fill the description with: EBA
Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)
Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros)
* After the payment is complete, you can send the email with your manuscript as an attachment and the entry form completed, copied and pasted in the body of your email
*An email confirmation that your entry has been received will be sent within three/four days
* We do accept simultaneous submissions
* Every writer can submit more books with the early bird payment fee of $22 (or 20 euros) for every one of them
* Name and address of the author are to be submitted only in the body of the email
*There is no fee for the first prize winners of previous Eyelands international short story contests
*All books must have been published between September 20, 2016 and September 20, 2019.

ENTRY FORM (submit one entry form per book):
Book Title:
_______________________________________
Author:
_______________________________________
Category:
_______________________________________
Publisher: (for published books only)
_______________________________________
ISBN: (for published books only)
_______________________________________

Contact Information

Name:
_______________________________________
E-Mail:
_______________________________________
Phone:
_______________________________________
Address:
_______________________________________
AWARD CATEGORIES (select one per entry application):
The following are eligible:
1/Full-length books of fiction (novels or novellas)
2/ Collections of short stories by one author
3/Collected and selected poems by one author*
4/ Historical fiction – Memoir
5/ Children books – Graphic Novels       
              


LINKS
See more at:
https://eyelandsawards.com/
https://eyelandscontes.wordpress.com/

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