Nominate your books today! 

15 Jan 2019

Entries close for the ABIA Book Awards 5pm Monday 11 February. You have just over one month to complete your entries.

Nominate today in the categories below:

  • Biography Book of the Year
  • Picture Book of the Year (ages 0-6)
  • Book of the Year for Younger Children (ages 7-12)
  • Book of the Year for Older Children (ages 13+)
  • General Fiction Book of the Year
  • General Non-fiction Book of the Year
  • Illustrated Book of the Year
  • International Book of the Year (any genre)
  • Literary Fiction Book of the Year
  • Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year
  • Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year
  • The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year

See the Nominations page for award category descriptions and the Nominations platform to nominate.

An expanded Academy! 

Once nominations are closed, an ABIA longlist will be decided by the largest Academy ever, comprising more than 220 industry professionals, before an expert panel meets to produce the much-anticipated shortlist.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony held at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Thursday 2 May 2019.

Note: the Business and Audiobook Award nominations will open shortly. Sign up for updates.