Colorado Book Awards Are Open for Submissions

Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book announces that submissions are now open for the Colorado Book Awards for books published in 2019 or late 2018. Guidelines and entry forms are available at

The Colorado Book Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Colorado’s outstanding authors, editors, illustrators, and photographers. Now in their 29th year, the awards are presented each spring in at least ten categories including anthology/collection, biography, children’s literature, creative nonfiction, fiction, history, nonfiction, pictorial, poetry, and young adult literature. The contest is open to current Colorado residents and others whose work demonstrates a strong connection to the state.

The submission deadline is January 6, 2020.

For information, visit or contact book award program coordinator, Bess Maher,, 303.894.7951, x19.