Submissions are open for the 2022 Porchlight Business Book Awards!


Please fill out the submission form below and send in two copies of the submitted book to our office by October 3, 2022:   

Porchlight Book Company  
Attn: Book Awards  
544 S. 1st Street  
Milwaukee, WI 53204  


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 2022.

  • 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 3, 2022.

  • 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.

  • 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 2023.

  • Who has won in previous years?

    Last year, our Business Book of the Year was The Sum of Us:What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee. See more of 2021’s Business Book Awards winners here. 

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