Lucie Photo Book Prize

Lucie Photo Book Prize

Deadline: November 30, 2020
Entry Fee: from $35 to $55
Prizes: $2,000, $3,000

The Lucie Foundation is dedicated to celebrating all forms of photography, in print and online and is pleased to introduce the Lucie Photo Book Prize. This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines. The awards are presented to photographers, editors, curators or publishers.

The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer two cash prizes to the top two finalists for their outstanding work – one Traditional $3,000 cash prize and one Independent $2,000 cash prize.

Eligibility

The awards will be presented to photographers, editors, curators, or publishers who have created such projects anywhere in the world within July 2018-November 2020.

Categories

  • Exhibition Catalogue
    Printed publication made to accompany a temporary exhibition or installation at a gallery or alternative space.
  • First
    Open to photographers, authors, and publishers who have not previously had a book published by a third party publishing house.
  • Handmade
    Self-published book made by hand.
  • Intersectional
    Publication that mixes photography with another medium. This can include text, music, painting, graphic design, poetry, and more.
  • Limited Edition
    A book that is released in a limited quantity print run.
  • Multi-Artist
    More than one artist, curator, etc. is featured in the publication.
  • Multi Author
    Publication composed by more than one author.
  • Proposal
    Plan or scheme of a publication, including visual and text which outlines book idea.
  • Prototype
    Mock-up of a proposed publication.
  • Other
    Publication that does not fit within in any of the thirteen categories.
  • Reissue
    A book that has not been available for a period of time, but is now being published or produced again.
  • Self-Published
    Publication of any book or other media by its author without the involvement of an established publisher.
  • Single Author
    Publication produced by one author.
  • Zine
    A small-circulation, self-published work.

Subcategories

Culture, Documentary, Fashion, Fine Art, Nature, Other, Photojournalism, Portrait, Single Subject

Submission Fees

  • Traditional
    $55 for first submission, 20% discount for each additional category.
    The Traditional Prize will be awarded to a photographer, editor, curator or publisher whose book is commercially produced and distributed.
  • Independent
    $35 for first submission, 20% discount for each additional category.
    The Independent Prize will be awarded to a photographer, editor, curator or publisher whose book is published and distributed independently.
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