The Annual Bloody Words Light Mystery Award
aka THE BONY BLITHE
The Bloody Words Light Mystery Award is an annual juried literary prize for a “book that makes us smile.” The book can be a print or an e-book, submitted by the publisher or the author, published in the previous year. The award is open to books published between January 1 and December 31, 2017. Self-published books are included. All novels must be a minimum of 60,000 words. The author must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. No YA or noir.
A cheque for $1000 plus a suitably magnificent award:
“Light mysteries” include everything from laugh-out-loud, to gentle humour, to good old fashioned stories with little violence or gore.
Send four (4) copies of your print book, or your e-book, any time up to December 15, 2017, to:
Caro Soles, 12 Roundwood Court, Toronto, ON, M1W 1Z2
If your book is not out by December 15, 2017, send the ARC.
The short list will be announced March, 2018.
The award will be announced at the Bony Blithe Mini-Con in Toronto in May, 2018. Details to follow.
For more info, email BW-AWARD@bloodywords.com
SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN !