Terms and Conditions for Blogger’s Book Prize
Eligibility, prize information and T&Cs for the Blogger's Book Prize 2021
All fiction books first published in 2020 in paperback or hardback are eligible for submission.
Note: this submission stage is only for publisher submissions.
Please send 3 copies of each submitted title to Blogger’s Prize C/O AGILE, Studio 10, Glove Factory Studios, Brook Lane, Holt, Wilts, BA14 6RL.
Longlisted and shortlisted titles
A maximum of 40 longlisted titles will be determined by the NB Magazine editorial team before distribution of this list to book blogger’s prior to submission of their championing reviews.
A maximum of six shortlisted titles will be determined by the judging panel (see below).
Online voting stages
The online vote to determine the winning book and blogger will take place on nbmagazine.co.uk via a form. The online public vote will make up 50% of the vote.
An academy vote that is made up of the judging panel and select members of the NB team (see below) will equate to 50% of the vote.
The judging panel will be made up of last year’s NB Book Bloggers’ Choice Award shortlistees (all book bloggers) and a select few members of the NB team. This team will also vote on the winning book/blogger.
- Submissions close – 1st February at 12pm
- Longlist of books released to bloggers – w/c 1st February
- Successful bloggers and publishers to be notified in advance of 26th February TBC
- Shortlisted bloggers and books announced – 26th February TBC
- Online voting begins/judging commences – 26th February TBC
- Online voting closes – 12th March TBC
- Winner announced – 18th March TBC
The author of the winning title will be awarded with a cash prize of £500 – the distribution of money will be discussed confidentially with the publisher.
The blogger who successfully championed that winning title will be also be awarded with a cash prize of £500.