The 2020 DBW Awards

Nominations for The 2020 DBW Awards, recognizing best-in-class achievement across the wide world of publishing, have now begun, and will continue through Friday, May 29, 2020. 

If your company has at least one person registered for Digital Book World 2020, you can email as many nominations to DBW@ScorePublishing.us, all complimentary.

Otherwise, nominations carry a $59 fee and may be made here. Finalists will be announced Monday, August 3, 2020.

CATEGORIES

Publisher Of The Year

Publishing Executive of the Year

Publishing Academic Of The Year

Publishing Rising Star Of The Year

University Press Of The Year

Independent Publisher Of The Year

Library Of The Year

Bookseller Of The Year

Media Outlet Of The Year

The AudioFile Magazine Award For Audio Publisher Of The Year

The DAISY Consortium Award For Accessibility In Publishing

DBW Medal for Leadership in Diversity

DBW Outstanding Achievement Award For COVID-19 Response

Best New Publishing Company Or Technology

Best Use Of Podcasting Within Publishing

Best Use Of Voice Assistants Within Publishing

Publishing Commentator Of The Year

Best Book (Fiction)

Best Book (Non-Fiction)

Best Book (Audiobook)

Best Book (Published By A University Press)

Best Book (Art / Photography)

Best Book (Biography)

Best Book (Business)

Best Book (Children's)

Best Book (Comedy)

Best Book (Cookbook)

Best Book (Design)

Best Book (Fantasy)

Best Book (Graphic Novel)

Best Book (Health)

Best Book (History)

Best Book (Interactive)

Best Book (Poetry)

Best Book (Politics)

Best Book (Reference)

Best Book (Religious / Inspirational)

Best Book (Romance)

Best Book (Science)

Best Book (Science Fiction)

Best Book (Self-Help)

Best Book (Social Issues)

Best Book (Suspense / Horror)

Best Book (Technology)

Best Book (Textbook)

Best Book (Travel)

Best Book (Writing / Publishing)

GUIDELINES

As always, there are no hard and fast restrictions on which people, companies, or books can be nominated for these awards. It is up to the nominating party to make a compelling case for why a nominee should be considered for a specific award. With questions, email DBW@ScorePublishing.us.