Entry Extended Until Oct 10th
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2022 BIBA® Book Cover Contest


The Annual BIBA® Best Book Cover Contest recognizes excellence in book cover design. Entries are limited to independently (indie) published books, including those from small presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors. All covers must be in English.

Submissions are closed for the 2022 contest. Good luck to all the entrants!

BIBA Book Cover Design Award Contest

Entry fee: $50

Winners will be announced by Dec 30th, 2022.

Winning trophies will go to the person who submits the entry form and payment, whether that be the author of the book or the cover designer.  Regardless, we need the cover designer’s name, so do not skip that field on the form.

*No erotica.

2022 Submission Form:

Submissions Open Jan 1st.


The Annual BIBA® Best Book Cover Contest brings increased recognition and exposure to exemplary cover designers.

Winning cover designers will receive a physical award trophy, an electronic emblem image to use for display, a listing on this site as a winning cover designer, and promotions across multiple social media outlets.

We retain the right to use the author name, designer name, any images or likenesses, and the winning book and cover in promotions, emails, on this site, across social media platforms, and in any other way we see fit to promote the winners or this site.

Some of the criteria used for judging:

  • Relevance to the market
  • Visual appeal
  • Reflection of storyline
  • Impact
  • Typography
  • Scalability
  • Readability
  • Balance
  • Quality of execution
  • Concept

Additional information


Best Indie Book Award