Chanticleer Book Reviews Blue Ribbon Awards Novel Contest 2012 for Published and Self-published Authors

Official Entry Form and Rules


The purpose of the CBR Blue Ribbon Awards™ for  Novel Contest 2012 is to promote outstanding published works since January 1, 2008 .  There are six categories to enter.

Contest Eligibility

Entrants must be 18 years of age by March 15, 2012.

Neither employees of CBR nor members of their immediate families will be eligible to enter any CBR  contest. “Immediate family” is defined as spouse, parents and children. Adopted, foster and step members are included in this definition.

Books (print and digital copies) must be received at our mailbox on the date of  June 30, 2012.  Entrants who fail to meet this deadline will be disqualified and the entry fee will be forfeited. (Original deadline of June 15, 2012 was extended to June 30, 2012 midnight as of June 14, 2012.)

Books may be submitted by the author or by a nominator.

Books must be entered in a specific category.  It is the responsibility of the author or nominator to decide to which category to enter.

  • Mainstream
  • Historical
  • Mystery/Thriller
  • Romance/any category
  • Contemporary Women’s Fiction
  • Cozy (may be in any category of the Cozy genre)