Welcome to the home of the Rubery Book Prizes.
The Rubery Prize is a prestigious international book award seeking the best books by indie writers, self published authors and books published by independent presses, judged by reputable judges. Creative writing is such a key part of life for those who enjoy writing yet it is increasingly difficult to become traditionally published. Through our reputation of finding quality and outstanding books we aim to bring recognition to the works that win and heighten an author's profile. The Rubery Prize is now a well-established name in the publishing world. In 2017 the prize pot is approximately £2000. £1500 of which is allocated to our Book of the Year.
The 2017 Book Award
The 2017 award is now closed to entries. However, entries postmarked on or before the 31st March will be accepted for 2017 deadline. Any received after this date will be put forward for the 2018 award.
Book of the Year £1500
is guaranteed to be read by top London literary agency MBA
Category winners each win £150 (approx 200USD)
Please note Book of the Year does not also win the category prize money
The 2017 Judges
Our three high profile judges for the 2017 awards are:
Longlisted for the Orange Prize and MAN Booker Prize.
Poet and Stand winner.
Award-winning author and highly experienced editor.
* Please be aware that MBA will only consider books of a certain category. A first prize winning book not represented by MBA will still receive the prize money and contact with MBA if they have any other work they would like to discuss with them.