2018 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Nominate a deserving author today!


·         Open to all independent authors, meaning self-published or released by a hybrid publisher.

·         Self-nominations are acceptable.

·         Work must have a 2016 or 2017 copyright, with a 2017 or January-March 2018 verifiable release date.

·         Work must be non-fiction, and promoting either social awareness, education or personal transformation.

·         Work must be available on Amazon OR Barnes & Noble retailer sites.

·         For book collaborations, entry must be for the main author (visionary), otherwise choose the (c0-author) category.

·         Enter one form per title, each title must have a different form.

·         Book genre must be within one of the categories listed in the entry form.

·        Nominations will conclude on December 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST. Finalist will be contacted mid March.

·        VOTING: Our Advisory Board will select all finalists based on a pre-determined criteria. Popular voting and scoring will NOT be used for the selections.