Indie Author Project

Elevating the Best Indie Books by Genre

The Indie Author Project kicks off on Monday, April 1 and submissions will be accepted through Friday, May 31.

Prizes and Eligibility include:

The winners of this contest will receive:

  • $2,500 to the 1st place winner and $500 each to two runner-ups in each genre
  • Honrors at the 2024 Indie Author Day reception
  • Opportunities to promote your book(s) at public libraries
  • Inclusion in a full-page print spread in Library Journal 
  • Opportunities to earn royalties through the IAP Select collection (ePUB format required for eligibility)

Each book that it submitted to the contest must be:

  • Indie published
  • In one of the following genres:
    • Mystery/Thriller
    • Romance
    • SciFi/Fantasy
    • Historical Fiction
    • General/Contemporary Fiction
    • Memoir
    • Young Adult
  • Geared towards an Adult or Young Adult audience
  • Available in either ePUB (strongly encouraged) or PDF file

Submit your work here!