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Submission period opens for 2019 Christian
Book Award® program

The Christian Book Award® program honors the “best of the year” in 12 categories, including Audio which was just added this year.  Submissions are now being accepted through September 30, 2018, for books, Bibles, and audio books, published from October 2017 to October 2018.  Submission categories are:

  • Audio (NEW)
  • Bibles
  • Bible Reference works
  • Bible Study
  • Biography & Memoir
  • Children (ages 0-8)
  • Christian Living
  • Devotion & Gift
  • Faith & Culture
  • Ministry Resources
  • New Author
  • Young People’s Literature (ages 9-16 non-fiction)

Retail and media partnerships promote the finalists and winners each year. Partners include: Christianity Today, Amazon, Barnes & Noble,, CBD, Parable, LifeWay, Covenant Group, Logos, Mardel, NetGalley, and Signature Marketing Network. Finalists are announced in the Spring with winners announced at the ECPA Awards Celebration during the ECPA Leadership Summit held April 30-May 1 in Chicago.

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