Project Description

Colorado Book Awards

The 2021 Colorado Book Awards are now closed for submission.

The Colorado Book Awards annually celebrates the accomplishments of Colorado’s outstanding authors, editors, illustrators, and photographers. In 2020, we received 211 entries in 16 categories: anthology/collection, children’s literature, creative nonfiction, general fiction, general nonfiction, history, juvenile literature, literary fiction, mystery, pictorial, poetry, romance, science fiction/fantasy, short story, thriller, and young adult literature. Finalists will be announced in March and read in April 2021. Winners will be announced in May. Please check back for dates and times of Finalist readings and the 30th Awards Celebration.

If you have any additional questions please email abby@coloradohumanities.org, or call 303.894.7951 x19.

CBA Categories

Anthology/Collection

Children’s Literature

Creative Nonfiction

General Fiction

General Nonfiction

History

Juvenile Literature

Literary Fiction

Mystery

Pictorial

Poetry

Romance

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Short Story Collection

Thriller

Young Adult Literature

Colorado Book Awards

Submissions for the 2021 Colorado Book Awards are now closed.

Winners and Finalists

Congratulations to our winners and finalists! Click the buttons below to view our current and past award recipients.

Anthology
Biography
Children’s Literature
Creative Nonfiction
General Fiction
General Nonfiction
Genre Fiction
History
Juvenile Literature
Literary Fiction
Mystery
Pictorial
Poetry
Romance
Science Fiction/Fantasy
Thriller
Young Adult
*Lifetime Award

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