2019-2020 literary awards category information

CATEGORIES

Please use the following categories to complete your registration form.

CHILDREN/TEEN/YA

# Code/Genre

1          Pre-school/Toddler - Newborn to Age 5
2          Early Reader – Ages 6-8
3          Young Reader – Ages 8-12
4          Teens – Ages 12-16
5          YA – Ages 15 and Up

ADULT FICTION

# Code/Genre

6          Erotica
7          Fantasy
8          General Fiction/Novel
9          Historical Fiction
10        Horror
11        Humor
12        LGBTQIA
13        Mystery/Thriller
14        Poetry
15        Romance
16        Science Fiction
17        Short Stories/Graphic Novels
35        Classics - For copyrights prior to 2018

 ADULT NON-FICTION

# Code/Genre

18        Arts (Art/Music/Pop Culture/Performing Arts)
19        Body/Mind/Spirit
20        Business/Sales/Economics
21        Crafts & Hobbies/Cooking/How-To
22        Education
23        Foreign Languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian)
24        Health and Fitness
25        History/Science
26        Humanities (Mens/Women’s Issues/Multi-Cultural/Aging/Retirement/Seniors)
27        Memoir/Autobiography/Biography
28        Parenting/Family/Relationships
29        Religion/Spirituality/Inspiration
30        Self-Help
31        Societal Issues Politics/Society/Environment/True Crime)
32        Travel/Nature
33        Writing/Publishing

OTHER CATEGORIES (EBOOKS, COPYRIGHTS PRIOR TO 2019)

# Code/Genre

34        e-Books (must not be available in print)
35        Classics (Copyright prior to 2019)
36        Reader Views Peer Award (for staff, reviewers and their families, and affiliates only)  

REGIONAL CATEGORIES - FICTION AND NON-FICTION (NORTH AMERICA ONLY)

Letter Code, Region

NE       North-East – ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY
MA      Mid-Atlantic – PA, WV, VA, DE, MD, DC, NJ
S          South – MS, LA, AR, TX, TN
SE       South-East -- KY, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL
GL       Great Lakes -- OH, MI, IN, IL, WI
MW     Mid-West – MN, IA, MO, OK, KS, NE, SD, ND
WM     West-Mountain – MT, WY, ID, UT, CO, NM, AZ, NV
WP      West-Pacific – CA, OR, WA, HI, AK
CE       Canada-East – ON, QB, NF, NB, NS, PE, NT
CW      Canada-West – BC, AB, SK, MB, NWT, YK
M         Mexico

GLOBAL CATEGORIES - FICTION AND NON-FICTIOn

Letter Code, Continent

SA       South America
CA      Central America
EU       Europe
AS       Asia
AU      Australia/New Zealand/Australasia
AF       Africa