The finalists and winners are chosen from the books featured on  

Books must be entered by publishers, not individuals.  Self-published books are not eligible.

Traditional publishers and ‘indie’ publishers not to be confused with printers. “Indie” publishers must engage in a book selection process along with editing, marketing and distribution and help disseminate literature starting with one author with the plan to expand entry to as many other authors as possible   

Publishers can enter one title in each of the three categories (fiction, non-fiction and children's) in any one collection (quarterly).  

Titles can be from back lists provided sales have not exceeded 2000 copies.

New and back list titles must be available to be purchased by the public from the link in from the moment they are showcased in TPBP website.  

Please  click here to fill in your submission. One Form per title - There is a submission charge.

Confirmation of books being included in the collection will be sent with a request for the following: 

- PDF of the cover by email,
- PDF of the first 2 chapters by email and
- one copy of the book   

Books must have UK rights.   

The administrators' decision on eligibility is final.  

For more information please see our FAQ  or email us if you have any queries about TPBP: click here