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All Australian independent bookstores are invited to nominate their favourite titles from 2021. To register your interest in participating in the Indie Book Awards, please complete the form below.

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Australian independent booksellers are invited to nominate their bookshop’s favourite titles from 2021 (a maximum of 4 titles per category) in the following categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Debut Fiction, Illustrated Non-Fiction, Children’s and Young Adult.

One nomination submission per independent bookstore will be accepted. No submissions from online-only or franchisee stores will be accepted.

All participating bookstores will receive Point of Sale and Display materials, plus digital assets to share via social media.

  • Shortlist POS - each participating store to receive Shortlist posters.

  • Category winners and the Indie Book Awards ‘Book of the Year 2022’ winner POS - each participating store to receive a POS kit containing: poster, bookmarks, stickers, shelftalkers and counter cards.

Find the full Guidelines of the 2022 Indie Book Awards here.