The Carolyn Readers Choice Award, 2016

Judge Information


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Entries will be judged in first round and a final round.

Judges must read the complete book.

Judges will receive books in PDF format. Please make sure you can accept and read PDFs on your devices.

Judges may read as many books as they want / can complete during the judging period.

Judges will be able to choose the categories and heat levels of preference.

If judges would like to judge more than one category, we ask that they fill out an application for each category.

Please remember that while coordinators will strive to send judges entries that meet their requirements (category & heat level), entries have not been vetted beyond the entrantís description and category, length and heat level choices. Should a judge get an entry that he or she feels unable or unwilling to judge fairly, he or she should contact the coordinator immediately so another judge may be assigned.

Please note: A judge may receive Advanced Reader Copies. Please understand that these versions may contain errors that were corrected prior to the official publication of the book. Books SHOULD NOT be marked down for these errors that the author has no control over.