2019 BIBA™ Best Illustration Award Entry


The 1st Annual BIBA™ Best Illustration Award was created to recognize excellence in Children’s Book, Graphic Novel, or Comic illustration.

Open To Entries!

  • Entry Fee: $50
  • Deadline To Enter: Nov 30th.
  • Winners Announced: Dec 30th.
  • *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.

Illustrator, Author, or Representative Entering on Behalf of Designer *

Who is filling out the form? (If you are not the illustrator, you must have the illustrator’s permission. Winning books/authors may also display the winning emblem, but the physical cover design award will go to the illustrator.)

Author or Representative Email

If you are the author or representative, and are entering on behalf of the illustrator, please enter your email here. (The illustrator’s email field is further down the form.)

Real Name *

(Only for our records. Not displayed.) Name of Illustrator, Author or Representative. (Person filling out the form.)

Name Used As Illustrator *

(This can be your real name, a pseudonym, or business name etc.) This is the name we will use on promotions, on the trophy, and on this site, should you win.

Type of Illustration *

*No erotica.

Name Of Book *

(Name of the Book, Graphic Novel, or Comic)

Name of Author *

Illustration Upload

No erotica. (File can contain one or more images. Images must at least 400px wide and all from same book. File formats: jpg, jpeg, png, tiff, epub, mobi, doc, docx, pdf) If you have any problems uploading your file, please submit the form without it and then email the file, including the name of the book and illustrator, to bestindiebookaward@gmail.com

Contact us if you do not have an electronic version to submit, or if you have any other questions.

(max file size 256 MB)

Credited in Book *

You must be listed as the illustrator, either inside the book or on the cover.

Rights To Enter *

(Your agreement with the author and/or publisher must allow you to enter the images.)

Illustrator’s Email Address *

Make sure to use an email where we can contact you (the illustrator) with questions, should it be necessary.

Mailing Address *

(If you are entering on behalf of the illustrator, we need the ILLUSTRATOR’S mailing address in order to mail them the award.) Please list your full mailing address, including the Country and zip (postal code).

Release Date *

Date the book was released.

Your Website

(Optional) Link to more information about you. We’ll also use this for promotions if you win.

Additional Info

Any important information you want to add about your entry.

Terms *

By submitting an entry, you agree to our Terms, and you understand that this is a contest and that no refunds are given. See Full Terms Here (Opens in separate window.)

SKU: BIBA Illustration Award * Please wait for your file(s) to upload after clicking the Add to Cart button. Once they are finished uploading, you will be taken to the cart where you can complete the payment process. If you have any trouble uploading files, simply submit the form without them and then send the files to: bestindiebookaward@gmail.com
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The 1st Annual BIBA™ Best Illustration Award brings increased recognition and exposure to exemplary Book Illustrators.

*You must be the illustrator and have the right to use and upload any images you enter. Winners receive a physical award trophy, electronic emblem image to use for display, and a listing on this site as a winning illustrator. We retain the right to use your illustrator name, your image or likeness, 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.