AXIOM AWARDS 2018 ENTRY GUIDELINES
There are two ways to enter the Axiom Awards: by check or by credit card online.
To Enter Online: Use the online entry form to pay by credit card. Then print out your online entry receipt, tuck it into the cover of your books, and send the books to the address below.
To Enter with Mail-In Entry Form: Fill out the mail-in entry form to pay by check. Tuck the completed form and check into the cover of your books, and send the books to the address below.
Mailing Your Entry: Please include completed entry form and check/credit card info or online registration receipt in the same package as the books. When entering a title into more than one category, please send two copies of the book for each category entered.
1129 Woodmere Ave – Suite B
Traverse City, MI 49686
Entering E-books: When entering with an e-book only, fill out forms as usual but send your e-book as an attachment to us via email, in any commonly used format, to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Axiom E-Book Entry” in the subject line.
Who May Enter
Authors and publishers throughout North America and overseas publishers who publish English-language business books intended for the American market may enter. E-books may be entered in all categories to be judged alongside print books.
Books that are published with a 2016-2018 copyright or that were released between May 2016 and January 2018 are eligible. Publishers are to select the category or categories in which the book(s) should be judged.
Submission for more than one category is acceptable. Submit TWO copies of the title per category. For example, when you enter a title into two categories, please send us four books. All books entered become the physical property of Jenkins Group Inc. and will eventually be donated to local libraries and charities.
Early-bird entry #1 – Contest open date to July 22, 2017 - $75 per title, per category
Early-bird entry #2 – July 23 to October 21, 2017 - $85 per title, per category
Regular entry – October 22 to January 12, 2018 - $95 per title, per category
Please include completed entry form and check/credit card info or online registration receipt in the same package as the books. When entering a title into more than one category, please send two copies of the book for each category entered.
Judging will be based on content, originality, design, and production quality, with emphasis on innovation and creativity. Our judging panel includes experts from the fields of editing, design, reviewing, bookselling, and library science. Three to five medalists per category will be named on about February 8, 2018.
All entries must be postmarked by January 12, 2018. We will confirm your entry via e-mail.
Awards and Recognition
Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded in each category. Winners also receive personalized certificates and foil award stickers.