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Missouri Author Project


The Missouri Author Project wants to find the best self-published book in the State of Missouri. This year’s contest kicks off on April 1, 2018, and submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2018.

The winners of this contest will receive:

  • $500 each in Adult and Young Adult categories
  • A write-up in the December print issue of Library Journal
  • Honors at ALA Midwinter 2019 THRIVE Reception in Seattle
  • Opportunities to promote your book(s) at Missouri Public Libraries
  • A Library Journal Digital Review (Winners + Honorable Mentions)

Each book that is submitted to the contest must be:

  • Self-published
  • In an adult fiction or young adult fiction genre
  • Written by a Missouri resident
  • Available in either ePUB or PDF file

Submit your work

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