Thursday, December 29, 2011

Time Is Running Out

The end of the year is bringing a slew of 'Best of 2011' lists (mine will go up Sunday), but it also means time is running out to nominate your favorite books for the 2011 Indie Lit Awards. The Indie Lit Awards, created by Wallace from Unputdownables last year, allow literary bloggers to be the judges. I'll thrilled to be a voting member of the fiction category this year. As a voting member, I can't nominate books, so we're relying on readers to nominate the books that will make up the shortlists. Here are the categories: Biography & Memoir, GLBTQ, Fiction, Mystery, Non-fiction, Poetry, and Speculative Fiction.

Here are the guidelines for nominations:
1. The books must have been published in 2011.
2. You may nominate up to five books per genre.
3. Anyone may nominate (except those who made a profit on the book, such as the author, publicist or publisher).
4. Nominations are open until December 31, 2011 at 11:59 Pacific time.

Have your list of favorite 2011 reads handy? Nominate them today! I can't wait to see what titles make the shortlists, and I'm ready to start reading the fiction nominees and deliberating with my fellow judges about them.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the reminder! I got my nominations in. :)


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