Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. This year, nominations will be accepted in eight categories. Nominations must be received by November 15, 2010.
Any small publisher can nominate books for the award. Nominations are accepted in the following categories: Fiction, Biography, Christian Living, Relationships/Family, Bible Study/Theology, Children’s Book 4-8 years, Children’s Book 8-12 years, and Young Adult (12+ years). Books must be published in 2009 or 2010 by a publisher with annual revenues of $400,000 or less. Nominated books must be Christian in nature and intended for the Christian marketplace. All nominated books must be printed in English and for sale in the United States.
Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) is the sponsor of this book award. CSPA will invite Christian retailers and book readers to vote on the nominated titles in February and March 2011. The winners of the award will be the books that receive the most votes. Christian retailers are encouraged to highlight the books they vote for in their stores during Small Press Month of March.
Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award was established in 2007 by CSPA to bring recognition to quality Christian books by small publishers. CSPA has over 90 member publishers producing materials for the Christian marketplace and is a supplier member of CBA.
For more information on the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award including guidelines, eligibility, and nomination form, click here.