Friday 25 October 2019

Saltire Book Cover of the Year 2019


Saltire Society Scottish Book Cover of the Year 2019 (£500) 

Criteria of Eligibility

  • Books must have been first published between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019.
  • Books must be designed in Scotland, be designed by a Scottish designer (born or living in Scotland) or be designed by an in-house designer at a Scottish publisher.
  • Hardback, paperback and eBook covers are eligible.
  • Full colour and monochrome book jackets are eligible.
  • Two copies of the submitted titles must be sent to the Saltire Society (address below).

Self-published works are not eligible.


To submit your book cover please complete the form HERE

Deadline - noon on 8 November 2019

 Judges are looking for a design that demonstrates:

  •  Creativity
  •  Visual impact
  •  Excellent design
  •  An understanding of the book subject by the designer
  •  An understanding of the intended audience/genre by the designer
  •  Innovation in design

Deadline ALL completed entry forms and images must be sent by noon on 8 November 2019

   Each publisher may submit two titles

Please send any queries to
Saltire Society
9 Fountain Close, 2 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TF
Tel: 0131 556 1836
SC 04962


The shortlist for this Award will be announced in early November.


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