Nationwide Book Cover Competition Instructions

WIN $1000! AND have YOUR artwork featured on the cover of the new book, Hidden Contempt!

Do you want to showcase your skills to the world and add a great addition to your portfolio? Want to have your artwork sitting on the bookshelves of people across the world? Do you want to get the compensation and recognition that you deserve for your artwork? Now is your chance! Enter to win the nationwide book cover competition for the new book Hidden Contempt today!

To enter, fill in your information below and click the link to download the instructions and templates.

Finalists will be selected by the author and announced on March 30th. Then a winner will be determined by popular vote on the Hidden Contempt Facebook page beginning on March 31st at 6 a.m. to April 6th at 5p.m..

The finalists’ entries will be featured on the Hidden Contempt website and Facebook page with the artists’ names and bios! Additionally, the top 4 entries will also receive a signed, special edition hardback copy of Hidden Contempt with their artwork featured on the cover!

The winner of the competition and the $1000 prize will be announced April 6th at 8 p.m. EST.

ARTWORK MUST FOLLOW ALL CRITERIA SPECIFIED IN THE INSTRUCTIONS AND TEMPLATE DOWNLOADS BELOW AND ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SENT TO celeste.shirecliffe@gmail.com by MARCH 23rd!

*Contestants will need to purchase and read the eBook, Hidden Contempt, on Amazon Kindle to gather inspiration and details for their book cover design. The book is priced at $2.99.*


Why have a book cover competition? Celeste Shirecliffe, author of Hidden Contempt, hopes this competition will give aspiring artists a chance to gain experience and exposure with a resume building opportunity, as well as give the artists a possibility to be handsomely rewarded for their valuable contribution to her book, Hidden Contempt.