Great Lakes, Great Reads is a fantastic program to recognize the best books written about or set in the region or by authors who have ties to the region .
Awards will be given annually for one Adult title and one Children's title each year.
Eligible titles must be:
- frontlist titles
- published between June 1st, 2013 and May 31st 2014
- either by an author with ties to the GLIBA region or about the region
- (GLIBA includes stores in IL, IN, KY, MI, OH and WI.)
Self-published books may be submitted if they are carried by a major distributor (Partners, Ingram or Baker & Taylor).
Nominations may be submitted throughout the year, but must be submitted by April 15th.
A committee will review these nominations and produce a shortlist of titles. The shortlist will be announced May 5th, and GLIBA store members vote to determine the final titles. The winners will be announced June 9th. The GLGR awards will be presented at the Heartland Fall Forum in the fall of each year. In 2014 The HFF will be in Minneapolis, MN on September 29th-October 2nd.
2014 Nomination Form
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO NOMINATE TITLES:
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-340-6397 | Fax 734-879-1129 www.gliba.org