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Details of the awards

  • Submissions close Feb 2, 2023, @ midnight AWST.

  • Finalists will be announced on Feb 20, 2023 @ midnight AWST.

  • Winners will be announced on Mar 1, 2023 @ 6pm AWST.

  • The awards night will be held at an awards night at Crown Casino, Perth and will be live-streamed online on Mar 1, 2023 @6pm AWST.


We have 5 main categories including:

1. Fiction

  • romance

  • fantasy

  • crime

  • literary

  • based on real-life events

  • folklore

  • young adult

2. Non-Fiction

  • self-help/motivational

  • business

  • anthology

  • memoir

  • new age

3. Children's book

  • picture book

  • chapter book

  • educational

4. Poetry

  • general

  • contemporary

  • visual collection (with images)


5. Illustrator


Finalists will receive a notification on Feb 20,2023 and receive a certificate and digital seal that they can display and add to their book should they wish.


In each of the Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry and Children's award categories there will be Gold, Silver, Bronze and Commended winners in each category.


In the Poetry and Illustrator awards, there will be 4 award winners for each category.


Judges are independent and not connected to MMH Press. Judges' decisions are final and are not influenced by MMH Press author-shareholders or the team as they are external to MMH Press.

Our judging process

Judges will receive the manuscript for the category they are judging shortly after Feb 2, 2023 and will send back their winners of choice and feedback to the MMH Press awards team prior to  and winners will be announced at the awards evening which will be live-streamed from Crown Casino on March 11, 2023 


Visit to enter your book into our annual awards content.

Good Luck!


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