ISP Book Publishing Awards

First Annual ISP Book Awards

Calling all authors and writers! Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 ISP Book Publishing Awards, this is a straightforward and rewarding book awards program open to all authors and writers who have a book not yet published written in English with a 2014, 2015 or 2016 copyright date. Entries are open from August 1st 2015 to November 1st 2015. Three winners will be chosen, one from each genre per prize. We are giving away over $4,000 dollars worth of prizes.

Enter the 2015 ISP Book Publishing Awards now to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to have your book considered for cash prizes, awards, and exposure.

1st Place Publishing Prize: 1 Winner

**Over A $1,000 Dollar Value**

  • $100 in Cash
  • A 3 year publishing contract with Ink Smith Publishing
  • 10 Free Print Copies
  • Your book will be available in both Print and eBook format
  • Professional edit
  • Professional full wrap book Cover
  • A full marketing campaign and book tour
  • Our Publishing Award to display on your blog and social media websites

2nd Place Prize: 1 Winner

** Over a $250 Dollar Value**

  • A book tote
  • Journal
  • Feather pen
  • Professional critique on your submission
  • The second place award to display online

3rd Place Prize: 1 Winner

** Over a $100 Dollar Value**

  • Professional critique on your submission
  • The third place award to display online

What do I need to do to enter the 2015 ISP Book Publishing Awards?

  • Select the category or categories you wish to enter
  • Complete the entry form
  • Arrange payment of entry fee
  • Submit completed entry form, entry fees and books by no later than November 1st 2015.

Submission Requirements

  • All content MUST be yours
  • No previously self-published works
  • Fantasy, Science Fiction or Horror must be the main genre of the book
  • Your book must be complete and polished.
  • You MUST use the form below. DO NOT submit to our email. Any submissions to our submissions email address will not be read.
  • Location: You must be located in North America, Canada or the UK.

Winners will be announced on’s homepage on December 1st.

Fantasy Fiction: Sub Genres

  • Alternate History (Fantasy)
  • Comic Fantasy
  • Contemporary Fantasy
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Fairytale Fantasy
  • Fantasy of Manners
  • Heroic Fantasy
  • High Fantasy
  • Historical Fantasy
  • Juvenile Fantasy
  • Low Fantasy
  • Magical Realism
  • Mythic Fiction (Fantasy)
  • Superhero Fantasy
  • Sword and Sorcery
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Young Adult Fantasy

Science Fiction: Sub Genres

  • Alternate History (SF)
  • Alternate/Parallel Universe
  • Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Colonization
  • Dying Earth
  • Dystopia
  • Galactic Empire
  • Immortality
  • Light/Humorous SF
  • Mind Uploading
  • Mythic Fiction (SF)
  • Robots/Androids
  • Science-Fantasy
  • Space Exploration
  • Terraforming
  • Time Travel
  • Utopia
  • Virtual Reality

Horror: Sub Genres

  • Demons
  • Fairytale Horror
  • Ghosts
  • Gothic
  • Humorous Horror
  • Lovecraftian/Cthulhu Mythos
  • Man-Made Horrors
  • Monsters
  • Mythic Fiction (Horror)
  • Occult
  • Post-Apocalyptic Horror
  • Psychic Abilities
  • Psychological
  • Splatterpunk
  • Vampires
  • Werewolves
  • Witches
  • Zombies

Submission Form