Welcome to the Connecticut Author Project.
Through this project, libraries are helping local authors get the recognition they deserve for writing great books. The 2019 contest is now closed and judging is taking place. Stay tuned for the results later this year.

Prizes and Eligibility

The winners of this contest will receive:

  • $500 each in adult and young adult categories
  • Honors at the Public Library Association Conference 2020 reception in Nashville
  • Opportunities to promote your book(s) at Connecticut public libraries
  • Inclusion in a full-page print spread in Library Journal

Each book that is submitted to the contest must be:

  • Indie-published
  • In an adult fiction or young adult fiction genre
  • Written by a Connecticut resident
  • Available in either ePUB or PDF file

If your book meets the above criteria, please click below to get started.

Having issues with your submission? Contact our support team.