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2021 Australian Book Design Awards

The ABDA Committee is delighted to announce the 69th Australian Book Design Awards are now open for submissions! The Australian Book Design Awards celebrate the best of the best of Australian book design each year.

The competition is open to books designed and published for the first time in Australia between 1 January and 31 December 2020.

Entries are open in nineteen categories, including Emerging Designer of the Year, Best Designed Auto-biography/Biography/Memoir Non-Fiction Cover and Best Designed General Non-fiction Book (including Scholarly and Reference). Nominations are also open for Emerging Designer of the Year and the ABDA Hall of Fame.

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