Submit to 2022 PNBA Book Awards

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s Book Awards Committee is ready for submissions. Nine booksellers from independent bookstores throughout the Pacific Northwest will be reading for the 2022 Book Award. Books submitted must have be published between Oct 1, 2020 and Sep 30, 2021 and be by Northwest authors. To submit, send an email to:

In your email, include the AUTHOR, PLACE OF RESIDENCE, TITLE, PUBLISHER’S NAME, ADDRESS and LEAD CONTACT. An automated reply will give complete instructions and mailing addresses for the Book Award committee members.

Books must be submitted by September 30, 2021.  The Committee will select a short-list in November and PNBA member stores will promote these titles during the Christmas season. The winners will be announced in January 2022.  

PNBA organizers report that the awards committee receives over 400 submissions a year so the sooner they receive your book, the more chance it has of getting a full reading!