EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2021!

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Eyelands gr. & Strange Days Books are glad to announce the

2021 EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS

NEW! Eyelands Awards online edition!

NEW category for writers U-18

NEW! Online Certification document for every finalist!

Grand prize (published books): Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website.

The ceremony will take place in Athens in May 2022. Alternative prize: (in case of travel restrictions): online ceremony & translation of the prize winner book in Greek

Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books

Ten more prizes, one for each category of every section, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and a book from Strange Days books!

Certification document for every prize.
Online Certification document for every finalist
Final results are to be announced on December 30, 2021.

Judges: P.H.C. Marchesi (children’s books/graphic novels), Gail Sidonie Šobat (poetry)

Andriana Minou (U-18 prize-short stories) Gregory Papadoyiannis (novels – historical fiction/memoir)

Grand Awards Judge: P.H.C. Marchesi, Gail Sidonie Šobat

Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)

Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros)

Πλαίσιο κειμένου:  P.H.C. Marchesi (Grand Prize for unpublished book 2019) will be the judge of the Grand Awards again this year. Her book ‘’Florissant’’ translated by Gregory Papadoyiannis was released in Greece, from Strange Days Books in September 2020. Gail Sidonie Šobat, grand prize winner for unpublished books 2020 will also be the judge of the Grand Awards this year. Her book ‘’Lessons from the Greeks’’ translated by Gregory Papadoyiannis will be released in Greece, from Strange Days Books next September!

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DATES & DETAILS

Opening: June 10, 2021

Closing: October 20, 2021 at midnight PST.

Submit your book or manuscript online $30.00 (27 euros)

Early bird submission $ 22 (20 euros) till September 1st, 2021.

Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels, children’s books, historical fiction/memoir, graphic novels.

Multiple submissions allowed.

Early bird submission fee for every additional submission

Simultaneous submissions allowed, but please notify us if full manuscript is accepted elsewhere. 

Finalists for every category to be announced on November 20, 2021

Final results are to be announced on Wednesday, December 30, 2021.

There are no restrictions regarding nationality

Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents’ consent to accept the submission.

Manuscripts must be written in English.

There is no restriction about the form or style of writing. We prefer the pages to be numbered. Files should be uploaded as an MS Word document or PDF. Fill the entry form, copy and paste it in the body of your email.

Submit your manuscript online to:  eyelandsmag@gmail.com 

Or/ strangedaysbooks@gmail.com


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: Translation into Greek and publication 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.

All prize winners

A special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

Certification document for every prize plus a book –English edition- from Strange Days books

E-BOOK EDITION with excerpts of the prize winning books . An e-book edition from strangedays books  ALL ABOUT 2021 EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS  (limit: 500 -700 words) selected by the prize winners.

All finalists
Online
Certification document for every finalist

ENTRY FORM

(one entry form per book):

Title:

Author:

Category:

Publisher: (for published books only)

ISBN: (for published books only)

Address:

E-Mail:

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      

6/U-18 category for every kind of book (three prizes)

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.

PAYMENT

Pay via paypal – See the banner on this website

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

Entry fee: $30 (27 euros)

Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros)

* After the payment is complete, you can send the email with your manuscript as an attachment and the entry form completed, copied and pasted in the body of your email

*An email confirmation that your entry has been received will be sent within three/four days

* We do accept simultaneous submissions

* Every writer can submit more books with the early bird payment fee of $22 for each book

*There is no fee for the first prize winners of previous Eyelands international short story contests

*All books must have been published between September 20, 2016 and September 20, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

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

LINKS
See more at:

https://eyelandsawards.com/

www.eyelands.gr

www.strangedaysbooks.gr
www.paraxenesmeres.gr

https://www.facebook.com/eyelands.portal/

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