The People’s Book Prize is the national competition aimed at finding, supporting and promoting new and undiscovered works of literature.

The People’s Book Prize also supports the eradication of illiteracy.

On 1 June 2018 we launched our new biannual schedule: Shortlisted Summer and Winter Collection titles will compete for the overall awards to be presented at the historic Stationers’ Hall on 8 May 2019.

WINTER Collection: 1 November 2018 voted for by the public until 15 March 2019

VOTING FOR THE 36 Finalists to determine the overall winners: 1 – 30 April 2019

6 Awards: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s,

Best Achievement, Best Publisher and The Beryl Bainbridge First-Time Author Award.

Patron: Frederick Forsyth CBE Founding Patron Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE


The People's Book Prize Fiction The People's Book Prize Non-Fiction The People's Book Prize Children
  1. Select a category
  2. Select a book
  3. Buy the book
  4. Vote and comment on the book (if you have already registered)

Then tell a friend!


The People's Book Prize Winners 2016/2017  
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Winners 2016 2017

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From L to R:  A Life in Death (Non Fiction), Library Cat (The Beryl Bainbridge First Time Author Award), Sometimes a River Song (Best Achievement), Rent Unmasked (Best Achievement), Patron Frederick Forsyth CBE, The Grotto's Secret (Fiction),  The Wolf is Not Invited (Children), Hammersmith Books Ltd. (Best Publisher).

Well done to you and all finalists and thank you to the public who made this possible through their vote. 

Support Eradicate Illiteracy: The Intellectual Cancer "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body"

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