Book Award
Guidelines for Entry

RULES FOR ENTRY

All books must have been first published in the United States between January 1 and December 31, 2018.

All submissions must be received by February 8, 2019.

Paperbacks eligible only if they are the first publication.

Both fiction and non-fiction works are eligible.

Books may be submitted by the author or the publisher.

Multiple entries may be submitted.

Entries must have the following materials, and must be submitted online – no exceptions:

Six (6) copies of the book (Mailed to the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights office)

A press release, review, or descriptive cover letter

A completed official entry form

An entry fee of $75

Submit the entry form, press release, review, or descriptive cover letter, and entry fee through our online submission portal, detailed below.


Mail books only to:

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Attn: Amy Rubenstein

1300 19th St, NW, Suite 750

Washington, D.C., 20036