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Thank you for entering the Colorado Book Awards. To be eligible for a Colorado Book Award, a primary contributor to the book must be a Colorado writer, editor, illustrator, or photographer. Your book must have been published for the first time in 2019. Exceptions are made for books published in October, November, or December 2018. Reprinted editions or books previously published in another form do not qualify. Independently published work is welcome. All submitted books must have a copyright page and a printed ISBN, and we strongly recommend that books be professionally edited.

1. Complete the online form.

2. At the end of the online form, where it says "Add files," please attach:
     a.  a 300 dpi jpeg (.jpg) of your book's front cover
     b.  a 300 dpi jpeg of author headshot

3. Click the "submit" button to upload your files

4. Mail seven copies of your book to Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book, 7935 E Prentice Avenue Suite 450, Greenwood Village, CO  80111, postmarked by January 6, 2020.

5. Mail a check for $53.00 payable to Colorado Humanities to the address above; the amount of the check should be $53.00 times the number of entries submitted. PLEASE INCLUDE THE TITLE OF YOUR BOOK(S) ON THE CHECK FOR WHICH YOU ARE  SUBMITTING so we can accurately attribute your payment to your entry.

Please contact Bess at 303.894.7951 x19 or bess@coloradohumanities.org with any questions.