Gain Recognition and Sales With
Our Book Award Program
The Maincrest Media Book Award Program establishes the benchmark for excellence in books and the publishing community as a whole.
Our goal is help authors and publishers promote their books to the world.
We value your unique talent, knowledge and expertise and want to help you achieve the impact, influence, income and recognition you deserve.
Ready to get started? Click here to access the online application form.
What’s included in the Maincrest Media Book Award Program?
The Maincrest Media Book Award Program includes everything you need to promote your book to the world.
COMPREHENSIVE JUDGE’S ASSESSMENT
All entrants receive a judges assessment that includes a detailed evaluation of your book. Fiction books are evaluated based on their plot, characters, theme and style. Non-fiction books are evaluated based on their content, originality, structure and style. Each assessment is designed to help you market your book to readers and build relationships with influential members of the publishing community.
DEDICATED WINNER’S PAGE
Books that are selected as Winners or Finalists will receive a dedicated winner’s page on the Maincrest Media website. Authors and publishers can use this dedicated page to showcase their work in a positive manner and build their readership and audience.
We provide Winners and Finalists with a press release template to use when personally announcing their award-winning book(s). This can be shared with media professionals, booksellers, librarians, and readers as a way to publicize your award.
DIGITAL AWARD PACKAGE
Books that are selected as Winners or Finalists will receive the Maincrest Media digital award seal and personalized certificate. This is designed to help you promote your book award in an effective way, build trust and establish your authority with readers. You are able to use the Maincrest Media award seal on your book cover, your website and your social media profiles.
EXPOSURE TO PUBLISHING PROFESSIONALS, MEDIA, BOOK BUYERS
Through our email newsletter and publishing platforms, we help connect your book to booksellers, librarians and readers. We also grant you the license to share your book award in both online and offline channels including popular book distribution and promotion platforms such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads and more!
Gain the Recognition You Deserve.
What Authors Have To Say
Thank you Maincrest Media for the book award, it is an honor! I feel it is important for exposure of your book. It is very interesting to see how well your book competes with all of the other incredible books out there…it is nice to receive constructive criticism on how to improve for your future projects.
I was aware that the Maincrest Media Book Award Program was respected amongst authors and readers alike. Therefore I believed any opinion from them on my writing would be beneficial to me at the very least. I was very satisfied with the result and the review. I have other books I am considering placing in the program.
I am honoured to have received a Maincrest Media Book Award. It has brought positive attention and acclaim to my work, which makes me feel proud of what I have achieved.
The final report far exceeded my expectations. The reviews convinced me that the reviewer thoroughly read and analyzed my book. The review writer was a professional. I am pleased to report that I had an extremely satisfying experience with Maincrest. Thank you for the care you took with my book.
Book Cover Design Fiction
Performing Arts Fiction
Short Story Fiction
Young Adult Fiction
Addiction & Recovery
Art & Photography
Book Cover Design Non-Fiction
Body, Mind & Spirit
Business – Communications/Public Relations
Business – Management & Leadership
Business – Marketing, Advertising
Craft, Hobby, Home & Garden
Coffee Table Book
Death & Dying
Diet & Exercise
Entrepreneurship & Small Business
Nature & Environment
Parenting & Family
Performing Arts Non-Fiction
Political & Current Events
Short Story Non-Fiction
Sports & Recreation Non-Fiction
Young Adult Non-Fiction
Children’s Book Cover Design
Children’s Novelty & Gift Book
Children’s Picture Book
Learn more about the Maincrest Media Book Award Program including eligibility guidelines, the application process, the judging process, application fees and program deadlines.
What is the Maincrest Media Book Award Program?
What Do I Receive If I Win?
In addition, winners receive:
A Dedicated Winner’s Page to showcase their work in a positive manner and build their readership and audience.
A Media Release template to share with media professionals, booksellers, librarians, literary professionals and readers as a way to promote and publicize your award.
Digital Award Package to help you promote your book award in an effective way, build trust and establish your authority with readers.
Dedicated email promotion
Award seal stickers and award memorabilia available for purchase
Discounted fees and special promotions on
Maincrest Media book marketing programs so that you can publicize your award
Is My Book Eligible?
How does the Maincrest Media Book Award Program work?
Step 1: Application
Enter your book into our awards program by submitting our online application form. Submit a digital copy of your book(s) directly through the online application form or via email.
Step 2: Judging
Once you submit your application, our judges will review it. Within 8 weeks, we will send you a notification via email letting you know if you have been selected as a Winner or Finalist.
Step 3: Award Prizes and Benefits
All applicants will receive an assessment detailing the judge’s review of your book. If you are selected as a Winner or Finalist, details on how to claim your award seals, certificate, full prize and promotional benefits will be sent to you via email.
How Do I Submit My Book?
Book files can be uploaded directly through the online application form or sent to our email address.