eyelands book awards 2020
Eyelands gr. & Strange Days Books are glad to announce the
EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2020!!
Grand prize (published books): Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website.
The ceremony (due to the pandemic and the postponement of this year’s events) will take place in Athens for both the awards of 2019 and 2020!
Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books
Ten more prizes, one for each category of every section, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards
Certification document for every prize.
Final results are to be announced on December 30th 2020.
The award will be given in a special ceremony in Athens*
Judges: P.H.C. Marchesi (children’s books/graphic novels), Andriana Minou (poetry-short stories) Gregory Papadoyiannis (novels/ novellas, historical fiction/memoir)
Grand Awards Judge: P.H.C. Marchesi
Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)
Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros)
P.H.C. Marchesi (Grand Prize for unpublished book 2019) will be the judge of the Grand Awards this year. Her book ‘’Florissant’’ translated by Gregory Papadoyiannis will be released in Greece, from Strange Days Books 2020 next September!
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DATES & DETAILS
Opening: Friday, July 10, 2020
Closing: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at midnight PST.
Submit your book or manuscript online $30.00 (27 euros)
Early bird submission $ 22 (20 euros) till September 1st, 2020.
Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels, children's books, historical fiction/memoir, graphic novels.
Multiple submissions allowed.
Early bird submission fee for every additional submission
Simultaneous submissions allowed, but please notify us if full manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
Finalists for every category to be announced on November, 20, 2020
Final results are to be announced on Wednesday, December, 30, 2020.
There are no restrictions regarding nationality
Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents' consent to accept the submission.
Manuscripts must be written in English.
There is no restriction about the form or style of writing. We prefer the pages to be numbered. Files should be uploaded as an MS Word document or PDF. Fill the entry form, copy and paste it in the body of your email.
Submit your manuscript online to:
ENTRY FORM & PAYMENT
ENTRY FORM (submit one entry form per book):
Publisher: (for published books only)
ISBN: (for published books only)
AWARD CATEGORIES (select one per entry application):
The following are eligible:
1/Full-length books of fiction (novels or novellas of any genre)
2/ Collections of short stories by one author
3/Collected and selected poems
4/ Historical fiction - Memoir
5/ Children’s books - Graphic Novels
You may find all the details here: