Submitting Books for Consideration
Below, please find the submission procedures, the criteria and eligibility, the individual award categories, and the entry form.
Please note that the competition is open to publishers outside Canada, on the condition that the author be a Canadian citizen.
Please complete and return all submission materials (signed entry form with completed checklist below, books, required documentation, and non-refundable cheque made out to Taste Canada—The Food Writing Awards) by February 22, 2017 to:
Taste Canada—The Food Writing Awards
55 Grantsville Trail
Each title submitted requires the following:
A signed and dated entry form in hard copy, included here, and also available at http://tastecanada.org/call-for-submissions-2017/ shipped along with books.
Contact information for the publisher’s representative (editorial contact).
Cheque made out to Taste Canada—The Food Writing Awards for $100.00 per title (non-refundable). If submitting more than one title, the fees can be combined into one cheque or money order with separate entry forms for each book.
Seven (7) copies of each title for the jury and media outreach. Please note that the books will not be returned.
Author contact information as outlined on the entry form.
An electronic high-resolution jpeg (300 dpi) of the book cover, to be provided via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For books shortlisted, we will require the following to be submitted upon release of the shortlist in September:
Publisher’s press release about the book and the author, to be provided via Dropbox, online or email submission
Mailing address of the author
An electronic high-resolution jpeg (300 dpi) of the author, to be provided via Dropbox, online or email submission
An electronic high-resolution jpeg (300 dpi) of the book cover, to be provided via Dropbox, online or email submission
Please note that shortlisted books will be further promoted to various media outlets, and a few additional copies may be requested at this time.
Entry Form – Printable Fomat