• A complete online entry form for each title submitted
  • A submission fee of $60 per entry (payable by credit/debit card or check)
  • Four (4) copies of each submitted title
    • Important: if your book is nominated as a finalist, CH staff will contact you requesting three (3) additional copies of your book for the second round of judging.

Checks should be made payable to Colorado Humanities

Deadline: Submission form, entry fee, and book copies must be received by Friday, January 5, 2024.

Send Books To: Colorado Humanities, attn: Colorado Book Awards, 7935 E. Prentice Ave., Suite 450, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

In-Person Drop-offs: If desired, books may be dropped off in person on select days at our office. Please contact Administrative Assistant Tawnya Albright (tawnya@coloradohumanities.org, 303.894.7951 x10) to arrange a drop-off time.

Contact: Please contact Valerie Eddy with questions regarding eligibility, category placement, or the submission process. Email: valerie@coloradohumanities.org / Phone: 303.894.7951 x15.

Please note: Copies of submitted books become the property of Colorado Humanities and will be donated to communities throughout Colorado following the judging process.

Disclaimer: Members of the staff and board of Colorado Humanities are not eligible to submit books to or serve as selectors and judges for the Colorado Book Awards.