Reading the West 2017 – Online Nomination Form

2017 Awards Year

For books published for the first time
January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
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Complete the form below to nominate your titles.

  • If this nomination is submitted by a publisher, then the credit card block below must be completed at time of nomination.
  • If this nomination is submitted by other than a publisher, MPIBA will contact the publisher so that they can choose to support the title’s inclusion on the list by supplying MPIBA with the $150 nomination fee. MPIBA will procure a book jacket image in order to promote the title on its website.
  • After receipt of the nomination fee, publishers will receive the addresses of the Reading the West Book Awards selection committee in order to send an ARC/ARE or finished copy of each nominated title for review.

 

Deadlines:

Publication Date and Nomination Period
For books published for the first time
January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Nominations Close
December 31, 2017

Shortlist Announcement
April 30, 2018

Winners Announcement
May 31, 2018

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Information, Online Forms,
Committees, Invoices, Payments:

Kathy Keel, Project Manager
208 E. Lincoln Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 484-3939 phone
(970) 484-0037 fax

info@mountainsplains.org

 

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Please TAB through the fields below, and do not hit the ENTER key;
otherwise, your form will submit before you are finished.
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Reading the West Book Awards 2017 - Nomination Form

  • 2017 Awards Year

    For books published January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
  • The Reading the West Book Awards program is an opportunity to promote authors, increase book sales, expand reach, and create awareness.

    Reading the West is an awards program sponsored by Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association that assists publishers, authors, and booksellers in promoting and building sales for exceptional books and authors in the Mountains & Plains region.
    These adult and children’s titles exemplify the best in writing and/or illustrations whose subject matter is set in the region or invokes the spirit of the region: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
    The author’s place of residence is immaterial for this award.
  • If nomination is submitted by other than a publisher, MPIBA will contact the publisher so that they can choose to support the title's inclusion on the list by supplying MPIBA with the $150 nomination fee. MPIBA will procure a small jacket image in order to promote the title on its website. After receipt of the nomination fee, publishers will receive the addresses of the Reading the West Book Awards selection committee (committee is in place after the Fall Discovery Show in October), in order to send an ARC/ARE or finished copy of each nominated title for review.
  • Nominated Title Listing

  • Please note that for your title to be considered, it must be set in the MPIBA region (AZ, CO, KS, MT, NE, NM, NV, OK, SD, TX, UT, WY) or evoke the spirit of our region and have a first-time publication date of calendar year 2016. Descriptions for headings: "Pub Name" - publisher and imprint name • "Title" - all CAPITAL LETTERS • "Binding" - HC=Hardcover, PB=Paperback • "ISBN 13" - include hyphens • "Setting" - state or location • "Theme" - subject • "Website Address" - for this title • Click the plus (+) button to add additional rows.
    Pub NameTITLESubtitleAuthor NameIllustrator NamePublication DateBindingPriceISBN 13CategorySettingThemeWebsite Address 
    Add a new row
  • Nomination Fee

  • Price: $150.00 Quantity:
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  • Thank you for your Reading the West Nomination; you will pay the fee(s) with a secure PayPal transaction.
    If this title is nominated by a publisher, author, or others not iterated below, you must pay for your total charges above when you submit this form in order to enter your title(s) into the 2017 Reading the West Book Awards Program.
    For booksellers, sales reps, and other industry professional completing this form who are not responsible for payment, we will notify the publisher to determine their participation.
    After you hit the "submit" button, you will be taken to a "PayPal" screen. Please note that this will allow you to pay with your "regular" credit card, PayPal Credit, or bank transfer.
    Your PayPal receipt will be used instead of an invoice or sales receipt from MPIBA.

 

 

 

 

Posted September 1, 2017