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, 2019.

The deadline for submissions was February 10, 2020. We are no longer accepting entries.

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:

Two (2) 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: Jae Regala

1300 19th St, NW, Suite 750

Washington, D.C., 20036