Colorado Book Award News

Call for Entry for 2014 Colorado Book Awards

Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book is now accepting entries for the 2014 Colorado Book Awards, recognizing the best books by Colorado authors, editors, publishers, illustrators and photographers published in 2013. Dependent on submissions, the annual awards are presented in a number of categories, including: anthology, biography, children's literature, creative nonfiction, fiction, genre fiction, history, juvenile literature, nonfiction, pictorial, poetry, and young adult.

Eligible books include any work published by a Colorado author, illustrator, editor, publisher or photographer, in hardcover, paperback or e-book format. Entry forms must be submitted online, but payment and copies may be provided online or through surface mail. It is acceptable to enter your own work.

For more information on how to submit, or to recommend a book published in 2013, please visit the Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book website at, click on Programs and go to Colorado Book Awards page. You may also contact Reem Abu-Baker, Colorado Book Awards Program Coordinator, at or 303.894.7951 x21.