2024 BIBA® Book Illustration Contest


The Annual BIBA® Best Illustration Contest recognizes excellence in Children’s books, Graphic Novels, or Comic illustration.

2023 Submissions Are Closed


BIBA Book Illustration Contest

Entry Fee: $50

Winning trophies will go to the person who submitted the entry and payment, whether that be the illustrator or the author.  Regardless of who submits the entry, we need the illustrator’s name, so don’t skip that field on the form.

*No erotica.

Entries are limited to independently (indie) published books, including those from small presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors. All submissions must be written in English.

2024 Submission Form:

Submissions Open Jan 1st.


The Annual BIBA® Best Illustration Contest brings increased recognition and exposure to exemplary Book Illustrators.

Winning Illustrators will receive a physical award trophy, electronic emblem image to use for display, a listing on this site as a winning illustrator, and promotion across multiple social media outlets.

We retain the right to use the author name, illustrator name, any images or likenesses, and the winning book and illustrations 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.