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Saboteur Awards open for nominations | 07-Apr-16

Major indie literature awards return for a sixth year! 

The sixth annual Saboteur Awards are now open for nominations. Celebrating the best of the indie literature scene, from poetry pamphlets to live performance, the awards are decided by public nominations and then are open to the public vote. The Awards are steadily gaining more votes each year, with last year's shortlist attracting nearly 4000 votes. 

You have until 24th  April to enter nominations at Categories include 'Most Innovative Publisher' and 'Best Spoken Word Show'.

Previous winners of the Saboteur Awards include Jo Bell's 52 Project, Tom de Freston's The Charnel House, spoken word performer Hollie McNish, and Manchester's Bad Language.

Claire Trevien, editor in chief of Sabotage Reviews, said "For me, the most rewarding part of the Saboteur Awards is discovering the amazing new work that the indie literature scene is producing all the time. Because these awards are entirely decided by audiences, both at nomination and shortlist stage, the most fresh, vibrant and exciting work is able to rise to the surface. These are not projects decided by a panel to reach some arbitrary notion of "art" - these are the works, writers and publishers that people get excited about, that they truly love."

Get nominating!

Key Dates

Nominations: 1-24th April
Shortlist announced 1st May
Shortlist voting: 1-24th May
Awards announced: 27th May at Vout-O-Reenees, London

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