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enter here for the hfC awards
and/or request an editorial review

2023 contest is now CLOSED
Deadline: November 29, 2023

2024 CONTEST is now open!
use form below to enter and get the early bird special!
(expires march 31, 2024)

requests for reviews are open all year round

All editorial reviews rated 4-5 stars with a positive review will post the HFC website blog, across social media, and will appear in an issue of Historical Times magazine. To subscribe to the magazine, GO HERE

Please complete the form below and select which option you wish for entering the HFC Book of the Year contest - either with an editorial review or without, and now open to all books regardless of date published or written.

Any questions, please contact customer service at

PLEASE READ the TERMS and CONDITIONS page before entering.

ALL BOOKS SUBMITTED between November 29, 2023 to November 29, 2024 for the 2024 Book of the Year contest and ALL EDITORIAL REVIEW REQUESTS will be read completely and reviews returned BEFORE the contest announcement date of December 31, 2024.



YES, you can submit to the contest! Guess what else you can do? You can now self-publish with our ALL-INCLUSIVE self-pub package OR use our hybrid publishing package under our imprint

to publish your manuscript!

Book Submission Form for Editorial Reviews or Book Contest


AUDIOBOOK CATEGORY: Please note, if you selected the audiobook category, please submit your PDF or EPUB file below, and then send ONE CODE for the reviewer to You will receive confirmation of receipt once you send the code. Also, please select AUDIOBOOK CATEGORY below if you selected the audiobook category. No editorial reviews on audiobook submissions - Rating (1-5 stars) and contest entry only.

SHORT STORY CATEGORY: Please note, if you select and submit a short story, you are eligible for a category award only. Short stories are not eligible for the Grand Prize "Book of the Year" award. Also, please make sure and select the correct payment listed as "Short Story Review / Contest Entry" below. (10,000 words or less)

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