Due Date: August 31, 2019

Applications are open for the Amazon Kindle Writer Award 2019 The Kindle Writer contest is a literary reward for authors who release in any category in English on Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), Amazon’s self-publishing service.

Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a quick, simple and totally free method for authors and publishers to keep control and release their books around the world on the Kindle. Independent publishing provides all authors more options than they have actually ever had in choosing how to bring their composing to readers. The schedule of independent publishing alternatives has actually led to a more robust and varied set of voices informing their stories and after that making those stories offered to readers than ever previously.

Authors who utilize KDP maintain their rights, can get to market as quick as they want, make royalties of as much as 70%, keep control of how their work is released, disperse internationally and in several languages, and do it all free of charge.


  • Each Finalist will get a Kindle Sanctuary E-reader.
  • The winning author will get a prize money of ₤20,000 and a marketing project to support the book on Amazon.co.uk, in addition to the chance to have their book equated for global sales. The winning author will likewise have the chance to have a mentoring session with a successful KDP author.


  • Open to anybody over the age of 18 who releases their book through Kindle Direct Publishing on Amazon.co.uk in between May 1 and August 31, 2019
  • All titles need to be participated in the KDP Select program for the entry duration in order to be thought about and need to be released in print and digital formats.


  • To get in the contest, include StorytellerUK2019 in the “keywords” metadata filled when you release your book on kdp.amzon.co.uk
  • Make your book offered for sale as an eBook and as a paperback through Amazon
  • Guarantee your book is registered in KDP Select while it remains in the contest

For more details, see Amazon Kindle Writer Award

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