Wondering how the awards work, when entries are open or how much it costs? Then check out our Frequently Asked Questions below.

What are the Creative Book Awards?

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The Creative Book Awards were launched in 2021 to celebrate the best crafty and design books in the industry. We have 21 categories to choose from. We also have a panel of expert judges to decide who the winners are.

How do the awards work?

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Step 1: These awards are FREE to enter. Should you then be shortlisted, there will be a charge to the publisher of £199 + VAT per entry shortlisted.

Step 2: Publishers enter their products HERE and then send two samples plus a PDF cover of each book entered to the following address as soon as possible on entering. Books will not be returned.

Jenny O’Neill
Creative Book Award 2024
Artichoke Media Ltd
Suite 2/4 Global House
Global Park
Moorside Industrial Estate

Step 3: Our in-house team of experts will shortlist the entries in each of the 21 categories down to just six books in each from the set criteria.

Step 4: Shortlisted publishers will then be required to pay £199 + VAT per entry shortlisted (*as per the T&Cs on the entry form)

Step 5: We will then send your books to our expert judges around the UK in late December. Our judges will pick one overall winner and two highly commended books in each category.

Step 6: Winners will then be published online on the 19th of February 2024 and on our social media channels.

How much does it cost?

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FREE to enter & £199 (+ VAT) per book shortlisted

When do entries close?

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4th December 2023

When will the shortlist be announced?

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18th December 2023

When will the winners be announced?

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19th February 2024