2020 Awards Call for Entries

The Australian Book Design Awards celebrate the bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books published in Australia each year.

The ABDA Committee is delighted to announce the 68th Australian Book Design Awards are now open for submissions! The 68th Australian Book Design Awards will be held in Melbourne in May 2020. The date and venue for the awards will be announced in early 2020, keep an eye on social media and subscribe to ABDA’s email newsletter for updates.

The competition is open to books designed and published for the first time in Australia between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019.

Entries are open in nineteen categories including three exciting new categories; Best Designed Children’s Non-fiction Illustrated Book, Best Designed Student Book and Best Designed Student Cover.

Call for entries are open from Friday 1 November to Friday 20 December 2019.

For full entry details please download the Submission Guidelines (PDF).

Submit your entries to the 2020 Australian Book Design Awards here.