EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2022-DEADLINE EXTENSION!!

Eyelands gr. & Strange Days Books announce deadline extension for the 5th international contest of Eyelands Book Awards

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DATES & DETAILS

Closing date: October 30, 2022 at midnight PST.

Submit your manuscript online to:  eyelandsmag@gmail.com 

Or/ strangedaysbooks@gmail.com

Online submissions only


PRIZES & PUBLICITY

Section: Published books

Grand Prize: A five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website. Eyelands cover all accommodation costs for the award winner. Air tickets not included. The author must agree to participate in the EBA ceremony (which will be held in Athens) and the related publicity (interviews etc.). If for any reason the writer won’t be available to attend the ceremony the prize will be send via mail and EBA will invite the grand prize winner of the unpublished category.

Alternative prize (in case of travel restrictions): online ceremony & translation of the prize winner’s book in Greek

Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books

There will be five finalists for each category.

Five more prizes, one for each category, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

Certification document for every prize.

Section: Unpublished books

Grand prize: Publication from Strange Days Books. Released via amazon.com (international release) & from Strange Days Books

Five more prizes, one in each category, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

There will be five finalists for each category.

Certification document for every prize.

A book from Strange Days Books to every prize winner.

Online Certification document for every finalist upon demand

All prize winners

A special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

Certification document for every prize.

A book –English edition- from Strange Days books

E-Book edition with excerpts of your prize-winning book under your permission and upon your selection (limit: 500 -700 words).

AWARD CATEGORIES (select one per entry application):

The following are eligible:

1/Full-length books of fiction (novels or novellas of any genre)

2/Collections of short stories by one author

3/Collected and selected poems

4/Historical fiction – Memoir

5/Children’s books – Graphic Novels      

Any text/book from 8.000 words is eligible

Any text/poetry collection (up to 250 pages) written by a single author is eligible

Any text/book written by two or more writers is also eligible. In this case, accommodation in Athens will be shared

EBA follows the CLMP Contest Code of Ethics.

Judges: P.H.C. Marchesi (children’s books/graphic novels), Alicia Hokanson (poetry) Andriana Minou (short stories) Djanco Wylie (novels) Gregory Papadoyiannis (historical fiction/memoir)

Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)

Free submission for every prize winner of previous Eyelands Book Awards.

Early bird submissions (20 euros) for the finalists of previous contests

Early bird submissions (20 euros) for every second submission

Early bird submissions (20 euros) for every text submitted via publishing house or university/college/authors club!!

PAYMENT

Pay via paypal – banner on our websites

Click the «buy now» button. Fill the description with: EBA

If you have any questions, please contact us at

eyelandsmag@gmail.com  [or]  strangedaysbooks@gmail.com

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