American Book Fest sponsors four separate award programs each year.
Each program has its own judging panel and announcement timeline.
Many authors/publishers enter one or more contests depending on their publication and marketing timeline.
Below you will find our 2023/2024 schedule.
The 2023 Best Book Awards ----
Welcome to the 2023 "Best Book" Awards, sponsored by American Book Fest!
"Book awards do count in marketing and in positioning as a recognized 'go-to' expert. The Best Book Awards are always on my recommended list for authors who create quality books to enter. I’ve found that the support from the Best Book Awards for winners, both on its websites and with press releases, is exceptional and far beyond what most other awards do." —Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, CEO of AuthorU.org
E-mail Submission Now Available!
Open to all 2021-2023 Published Books with an ISBN.
NEW! Legacy Categories for Books Published 2010-2020.
The 7th Annual American Fiction Awards (AFA) are a specialty book awards honoring excellence in fiction.
“Independent, Digital & Self-Published Books are redefining the Publishing Industry. Now more than ever; readers, media, and the industry at large need quality reviews and book awards to let them know what to focus on. The 2024 American Fiction Awards are a virtual book festival that will award quality fiction published in the United States.” –American Book Fest Team