Deadline extended for Benjamin Franklin

The deadline for the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Awards’ first call has been extended to Monday, October 5, 2009.


Publishers of books copyrighted in 2009 may enter the competition. Any books submitted with copyright dates other than 2009 must be accompanied with proof of initial distribution in the year 2009.

Authors are able to enter on behalf of their publishers only if accompanied by a letter of approval from the publisher. The entity to which the ISBN was issued by R.R. Bowker is the publisher. If you have questions about who owns the ISBN on your book, please contact your publisher or the IBPA office


FIRST CALL – For titles published January 1 – August 31, 2009
Deadline extended to October 5, 2009

SECOND CALL – Primarily for titles published September 1 – December 31, 2009

Deadline is December 31, 2009

All titles carrying a 2009 copyright date will be accepted in this round of entries.

For complete information, please check the Benjamin Franklin Award website.