The Diverse Book Awards is looking for the best Children's, Young Adult and Adult Fiction book published in 2019! Judged by an independent panel, we want to celebrate diversity in publishing!
To enter please download the form below. Once you have filled out the form, please send the form and the cover of your book to
If you're entering more than one book, please send a seperate form for each book.

Terms and Conditions

The 2020 price is open to an English language Children's, Young Adult or Adult Fiction book first published in print form in the UK or Ireland between January 1st 2019 and December 31st 2019. The author must be living in the UK or Ireland for at least three months prior to publications.

Submissions are accepted by authors and publishers.

All books entered must have an ISBN.

We have the right to call in books to be entered.

Books that are part of a series are eligible but must also work as a standalone book. 

All books must be first published in paperback or hardback in 2019. If a book has been previously published in 2018 or earlier in paperback or hardback then the book will not be eligible.

If a book is shortlisted the author agrees to contribute £60 and the publisher agrees to pay £150 per shortlisted title to contribute towards the marketing and publicity costs. 

The author or the publisher must send 1 copy of the paperback or hardback book and 1 pdf.

If the book makes the longlist, the author or the publisher must send 7 copies of the paperback or hardback of the title.

If the book makes the shortlist, the author or the publisher must send a further 10 copies of the paperback or hardback of the title.

Failure to do this will result in the book not being eligible for the awards.