Nancy Pearl
Published Contest

PNWA Nancy Pearl Book Award a contest for published works.

PNWA’s Nancy Pearl Book Award is a contest designed to recognize recently published works by PNWA members. Books with an original copyright date of 2020 can be submitted for consideration.

Winners will be announced at the 2021 PNWA Conference.

DEADLINE: Must be received in-office by March 31, 2021
Limit of 70 Entries in the Nancy Pearl Published Contest

NEW This Year!

Now you have the option to enter an *eBook OR a printed book (hard or soft-back) in the Nancy Pearl contest.
*ePub format only
Awards & Benefits
  • CASH PRIZE: $1000
  • Prominent book placement at the PNWA 2021 Fall conference.
  • Showcased on the PNWA website
  • Mingle with VIP's during our 2021 September conference.
Added details
  • Members only
  • $100 per entry
  • Every book accepted will be judged by two librarians based on story, character, and narrative. The five finalists in each category will be notified prior to the PNWA fall conference (September 16-19, 2021). Winners will be announced at the conference.
  • Finalists who attend the PNWA conference will be given high visability during the conference.

Enter the contest

Fill out the form online
Mail in - Download and print out the entry form.
Enter online
Download entry form (PDF)