The 2023 Porchlight Business Book Awards are now open for entries!


Submit a Book

About the Awards

We believe that books can help create more humane, diverse, modern, and effective businesses, stronger communities, and a better world. The Porchlight Business Book Awards exist to recognize the best books published every year, and all the people who helped bring them to life. While the books we choose don't always fit neatly in the business genre, they are the ones we believe are the most important and impactful for businesses.


Any book originally published in 2023 and available in the United States is eligible. Books must be submitted by the publisher, agent, or author of the book.

Judging Criteria

All books are judged on the quality of the writing, the originality and applicability of their ideas, and their ability to help us understand and navigate the world around us.


Books must be entered in one of the following eight categories: 

  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Management & Workplace Culture
  • Marketing & Communications/Sales & Influence
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Personal Development & Human Behavior
  • Current Events & Public Affairs
  • Narrative & Biography
  • Big Ideas & New Perspectives


Call for entries will close October 2nd.

Recap: The 2021 Business Book Awards

Watch the 2021 Porchlight Business Book Awards Announcement Video here or on YouTube.

How can we help?

Dylan Schleicher, our Marketing & Editorial Director, is happy to answer your questions. 

414-220-4465 |

We have updated our privacy policy. Click here to read our full policy.