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For Publishers or Authors & Illustrators submitting their own book(s):

Now accepting submissions for the 2025 Awards
Submission Deadline is January 31, 2024.  

Submission Guidelines 

  • Picture books, chapter books/early novels, or novels written or illustrated by a current resident of British Columbia. (Authors and illustrators who have lived in BC for 3 out of the last 5 years qualify for this award)

  • 2023 or earlier imprint

  • Children's fiction only 

  • $30 per submission, maximum $200 per publisher. Payable by cheque made out to Chocolate Lily Awards or e-transfer to  .

  • Include the Submission form with your shipment (Submission form link below)

  • Please note that we will use text and illustrations from our shortlist to promote the award and your book



Please send 6 copies of each submission to:

Nancy Hundal 

8247 Montcalm St 

Vancouver, BC

V6P 4P4

If you live nearby, dropping them off on the porch is also fine.


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