The California Author Project, in partnership with Library Journal and BiblioBoard, wants to find the best indie-published book in California.
This year the California Author Project kicks off on April 1, 2023, and submissions will be accepted through May 31, 2023.
Prizes and Eligibility:
The winners will receive:
- $1000 each in Adult and Young Adult categories
- Honors at the 2023 Indie Author Day reception
- Opportunities to promote your book(s) at California 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 is submitted must be:
- In an Adult Fiction or Young Adult Fiction genre
- Written by a California resident
- Available in either EPUB (strongly encouraged) or PDF files
- Submitted through the Indie Author Project portal (link below)
Submit your book here:
If you have any questions about this project, feel free to contact us through the eResources email form. Check out our Self-Publishing page for more information about BiblioBoard and the Indie Author Project.