2 POPULAR CHOICE
3 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
$46,000 TOTAL PRIZE MONEY
The Golden Crown Literary Awards are presented during our Annual Conference to recognize excellence in sapphic and women-loving-women literature. Rewarding quality literature, narration, and cover design; "The Goldies," have been a must-see event in the sapphic and WLW community each year since 2005.
for top winner in each category
New Adult Fiction
Young Adult Fiction
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Science Fiction, Fantasy
Poetry, Poem Collection
Paranormal, Occult, Horror
Fiction Anthology, Collection
Contemporary Romance: Long Novel
Contemporary Romance: Short Novel
Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length Novel
A coveted achievement for authors, the Ann Bannon Award recognizes books rated by judges as of the highest quality in their categories and then voted as popular by community voters.
When I got my Goldie I was a newly published author who struggled for years to find a publisher without success. A Goldie meant acceptance by my peers. It was a high only a Nobel prize winner can describe. Even the glow in my photograph could light up a city.