Porchlight Business Book Awards Call for Entries

Porchlight Book Company invites submissions for the company’s 14th annual Business Book Awards, which recognize the best books in the business genre and all the people in the industry who help bring them to life.

Due to Covid-19, we are only accepting eBook submissions this year. Submissions are free and must be complete by Friday, October 2nd. 


Book Awards

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  • How much does it cost to submit a book?

    It is free!

  • How many books can I enter?

    Each publisher or imprint may enter up to 30 books.

  • Which books are eligible for submission?

    Any business book with a U.S. publication date in 2020.

  • I am a business book reader, and I want to submit my favorite book. Can I do that?

    Books must be submitted by the publisher, publicist, agent, or author of the book.

  • When is the submission deadline?

    October 2, 2020.

  • Who judges the awards?

    The Porchlight Editorial Team serves as the awards jury.

  • Can I save my entry form and finish later?

    Unfortunately, you cannot. Please have all the required information on hand before you start the form.

  • What file formats do you accept for ebook files?

    We prefer EPUB, ACSM, or PDF files.

  • When will the awards be announced?

    The Awards Longlist will be announced in November, the Shortlist in December, and the Book of the Year in January 2021.

  • Who has won in previous years?

    Last year, our Business Book of the Year was Rana Foroohar's Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles–And All of Us. You can see more of 2019's Business Book Awards winners here.

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