Our 2023 Season is now open!
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Welcome to Nautilus Book Awards
For those of you who are new to Nautilus, we extend a heartfelt welcome and hope that you enjoy exploring this website. You may have a potential Nautilus Award Winner!
On the Categories page, you can view the current list of Book Categories for our Awards season. There are 35 general categories (several with A and B segments, which are described). The full list includes eight (8) categories of books for Children, Mid-Grade Teens, and Young Adults. The younger readers are our special joy — we sincerely hope that those of you who write for any readers between ages 2 through 18 will consider sending an entry.
The specific steps for sending an entry to Nautilus are described on the Entry Guidelines page.
When you send an Entry Form to participate in the Nautilus program, our staff will add your Name and E-address as (free) subscriber to the Nautilus Book Awards mail list. You will receive periodic updates on the Season's review process, as well as Feature Focus posts with excerpts from several of our recent Award Winners. There is also the option to click the green button “JOIN” (below) to join the mail-list. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Special Podcast about unique aspects of the Nautilus program
One of our senior staff members, Sandora, was recently interviewed by the producers of nuWriters. That interview is available as a 20-min podcast. Thank you to Annie and Stacy, hosts of nuWriters Podcast for this promotional opportunity! You can listen to the interview at this LINK.
If you are interested in background of how the Nautilus Book Awards program began, take a look at page: Nautilus Benefits / The Nautilus 20-Year Story.
Thank you to each and every Author or Publisher who chooses to send an entry for our program. Most of all, thank you for bringing your attention to books that help us co-create our future with our planet, one another, and ourselves.
With warm wishes for the development and promotion of your creative projects,
~ In love of reading,
Melissa(Mel) Granchi LMFT, DMin, Nautilus Director
On behalf of the Nautilus Reviewers Team, Staff, and Consultants
THE 2022 NAUTILUS AWARD WINNERS were announced in april!
Whether you are new to the Nautilus program or have been following the Nautilus books for years, you can view the marvelous 2022 Award Winners on our webpages: WINNERS
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Please call our office at: 916-743-6556
Our core mission is to celebrate and honor books that support conscious living & green values, high-level wellness, positive social change & social justice, and spiritual growth.
The Nautilus Awards represent Better Books for a Better World
During the past 23 years, this unique book awards program has continued to gain prestige with authors and publishers around the world as it seeks, recognizes, honors, celebrates and promotes print books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, families, communities, and global citizens.
Dedicated to excellence and the highest literary standards, the Nautilus Awards program encourages its winners in getting wider recognition, exhibiting opportunities, industry exposure and enhanced prospects for sales.
We look for exceptional literary contributions to spiritual growth, green values & sustainability, high-level wellness, responsible leadership and positive social change & social justice, as well as to the worlds of art, creativity and inspirational reading for children, teens and young adults.
(sample) PAST NAUTILUS WINNING AUTHORS
Deepak Chopra, M.D.
Daniel James Brown
Frances Moore Lappe’
Eben Alexander, M.D.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Jean Houston, Ph.D.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Paul Rogat Loeb, PhD
Michael B. Beckwith
Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.
Liz Mitten Ryan
Andrew Weil, M.D.
John Francis, Ph.D.
Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Ph.D.
David Simon, M.D.
Gary E Schwartz, PhD
Ariel & Shya Kane
and more . . . (see Gratitude webpage)
Entry Guidelines (Summary)
Our 2023 Nautilus Season is open September 21 2022 through February 10, 2023.
Award Winning Books from the next Season will be announced in April 2023.
Your entry is complete when three components are received by the Nautilus office: 1) The necessary number of Books 2) the completed online 2022 Entry Form and 3) the Entry Fee Payment.
Entry packages postmarked from Sept. 21 through Nov. 30, 2022 will benefit from Early Entry Fees.
Entries postmarked Dec. 1 through Feb 10, 2023 need Regular Entry Fees.
See our webpage Entry Guidelines for more detail.