Dear BAIPA members – the Nautilus Book Awards are coming up.
2016 NAUTILUS BOOK AWARDS
SEASON WILL OPEN SEPTEMBER 21
Dear Authors, Publishers, and Friends of Nautilus,
We are excited to confirm that the 2016 Nautilus Book Awards season will open in eight weeks, on Wednesday, September 21! Thank you for your inquiries that have arrived in the past several weeks. It is thrilling to hear about some of the books that you are considering sending to the Nautilus program. We look forward to receiving your book’s entry in just two months. Our 19th season will be open from mid-September through mid-February 2017.
YOU MAY HAVE A NAUTILUS WINNER!
Your book is eligible to enter the upcoming Nautilus season if it meets the following criteria:
- Print book in English
- Publication date between Jan 1, 2015 through Dec 31, 2016
- Quality writing, presentation, and expression of the author’s message
- Represents well the Nautilus Category (genre) that the author/publisher has selected
- Brings a message that resonates with one or more of the Nautilus Core Values: Spiritual Growth, High-level Wellness, Sustainability & Green Values, and Positive Social Change
We will accept book entries at discounted early entry fees from September 21 until October 31, 2016.
The full list of Nautilus Categories is being reviewed this month by our advisory group, and will be posted by September. The Guidelines for Entering, and the 2016 Entry Form, as well as the list of Categories, will be available in September at nautilusbookawards.com
Last year in our 2015 Season, we welcomed entries from 36 States of the USA, and from 16 other nations. From hundreds of entries, we recognized and celebrated 163 Award-Winning Titles in thirty-five Nautilus categories. We hope to see your book’s title among our 2016 entries!
For more information or questions, please contact Mary Belknap at: [email protected]