2019 Books for Adults:

Call for Entry 


      It's time for our 2019 Christopher Awards Call for Entry

      Please review our Christopher Awards’ Backgrounder and recent winners’ list, and submit your 2019 nonfiction titles that fit our criteria no later than November 16. 

      To be eligible, books must be original titles published in the 2019 calendar year. There are no entry forms for you to fill out and no entry fees. Send two (2) copies of each title (as directed below) with a press kit, press release or catalog copy.

      If your book will be published after the Awards deadline, please contact Tony Rossi at t.rossi@christophers.org to inquire about the situation.  For already published books, Readers’ galley proofs are not acceptable. 


Send two (2) copies of each title (plus a press kit/release or catalog copy) no later than November 16 to:

The Christopher Awards
5 Hanover Square, 22nd floor
New York, NY 10004



      Your 2019 books will be read and reviewed by a panel of media and subject specialists and Christopher staff members. The 71st annual Christopher Awards will be presented in New York City in Spring 2020, to writers, producers, directors and illustrators in the publishing, film, broadcast TV and cable industries. 


Reminder: We read submissions continually throughout the year, so please add us to your seasonal mailing list, and send appropriate titles as soon as they are published.


Thank you for your continuing support of our Christopher Awards program! 


 “The Christopher Awards have intrinsic and long-lasting merit. 
They are the most honorable awards one can aspire to.”
—Tom Wicker, Christopher Award winner 

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