Reader Views Literary Awards Announces Addition Of Two Cash Awards For Grand Prize Winners In Fiction And Non-fiction

Now in its' 16th year, the Reader Views Literary Awards not only helps level the playing field for self-published authors, it now also offers two cash prizes.
2020 Literary Awards
2020 Literary Awards
AUSTIN, Texas - July 27, 2020 - PRLog -- Each year Reader Views, a book review and author publicity service, hosts its annual literary awards contest. The awards are open to all indie authors, regardless of residency, provided the author's book is published in the English language and targeted toward the North American reading audience.  Books published by major publishers, their subsidiaries, or imprints are not eligible.  Entry information, registration forms and further details can be found online at

This year, Reader Views is excited to announce the addition of two $500 cash prizes for the Grand Prize Winners – one for Fiction, one for Non-Fiction. There are also several special sponsored awards packages available. This year's sponsors include: AME – Author Marketing Experts, Book by Book Publicity, Cyrus Webb, The Barefoot Librarian, Feathered Quill Book Reviews, First Chapter Plus, Marquette Fiction, and Reader Views Kids.

The judges consist of the Reader Views staff of reviewers as well as editorial staff. They all are avid readers, experts in their fields, and are representative of an author's target reading audience. Judging criteria is content/originality, presentation/design, innovation, social relevance, production quality, enjoyment/impact, plot/story line, and resourcefulness. All authors who enter the contest are guaranteed a review, which will be published on the Reader Views website. All entries are eligible for Grand Prize consideration. Winners and Finalists will be selected in each category in the Spring of 2021.

Susan Violante and Sheri Hoyte, Managing Editors of Reader Views share, "Our Annual Literary Awards program recognizes the very best independent authors in the book industry field, and we're excited to be able to offer these new prizes. We have been passionate about our mission since the beginning. The Awards is the place where all of us here at Reader Views let our hair down as we all look forward to collaboration. Through the judging process we feel we might just find the next best seller, or that our score will help a book we loved to be found for the next block buster movie. It is just where we get instant gratification, and when you love what you do, what else matters?"

About Reader Views

Since its inception, Reader Views has reviewed thousands of books and provided a multitude of publicity services including press releases, live interviews, book videos, and social media services. Reader Views has helped open the door to a broader audience for self-published and small press authors. For more information about Reader Views and its services visit

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