Author submissions are open until April 20th!

How to enter BBNYA 2021

1. Read the requirements to enter carefully and make sure you, the author, and the novel meet them.

2. Read the Rules & Conditions carefully and only proceed if you agree.

3. Fill out the official submission form completely and truthfully before April 20, 2021 23:59 GMT. You'll receive a copy of your answers via email.

4. You'll receive a personal confirmation from our team no later than April 25, 2021. In this confirmation we will ask you to pay the entrance fee of €15, and provide the excerpts of the first two thousand (2000) and ten thousand (10.000) words in PDF, EPUB and MOBI format before April 30, 2021 23:59 GMT. (Full versions of the novel will be requested in PDF, EPUB and MOBI format after the finalists are known.)

5. We will confirm we have received the payment and the excerpts.

6. That's it! You are now officially an entrant of BBNYA 2021!

Contact if you encounter any problems in the process, you are uncertain about something, need clarification or need help with something. We are happy to help.

Panelist sign-ups are open until February 28th!

How to become a panelist for BBNYA 2021

1. Read the Terms & Conditions for becoming a panelist on the panelist sign-up page.

2. Fill in the official sign-up form fully and truthfully. This form can be found on the bottom of the same page as the Terms & Conditions.

3. We will send a confirmation email with more information, relevant links and the official 2021 Panelist badge for you to use (if you want, this is optional).

4. That's it! You are now officially a panelist for BBNYA 2021!

There is no selection process, so everyone who signs up will be part of the panel, unless special circumstances occur.