Submissions Window: Submissions are open from December, 1st, 2017 – January 31th, 2018.
Following Submission: Submitters will receive a follow up email within 2 business days that contains the following:
- Submission and category confirmation
- Shipping instructions for 10 copies of submitted titles (One copy for each of the seven jury members and three copies for the Pop Culture Classroom library)
- Shipments must be postmarked no later than Friday, February 2nd.
Nominations Announcement: Titles that are nominated for the awards (finalists) will be announced on March 15, 2018. This list will be posted to this website as well as distributed to all relevant media outlets, distribution, and wholesale industry partners.
Winning Titles Announcement: Winning titles for each category, as well as the Book of the Year, will be introduced during a special ceremony to be held on June 16th, 2018 during Denver Comic Con. The list of winning titles will also be posted to the website and be immediately distributed to all relevant media outlets, distribution, and wholesale industry partners at the close of ceremonies.
Multiple Submissions: Publishers may wish to submit multiple titles at once. To simplify this process, we have provided this spreadsheet for your convenience. Please download and enter ALL information for each title. Incomplete entries will not be considered. You may email this completed spreadsheet to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM MST on January 31th, 2018.