The Rubery Book Award is the longest established book award based in the UK for independent and self published books. The key to our success is having a keen eye for quality from distinguished and reputable judges.
2016 Book Award is now OPEN
Overall Prize £1000
(approx 1590 US$, 1277€ )
The winning book will be read by a top London Literary Agent*
Plus a minimum of the 3 category winners each winning £100 (approx 159$, 127€)
Subscribe to RBA news
We are delighted to announce the 2015 WINNERS
We have secured three high profile judges for our 2016 awards: are regular Booker Shortlisted author, Clare Morrrall, Poet and Stand winner Jeff Phelps, and author, dramatist and lecturer, William Gallagher.
* Please be aware that MBA do not represent poetry. A first prize winning poetry volume will still receive the prize money and the contact with MBA should they have any other work they would like to discuss with them.