FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When does the submissions process start?
Submissions begin at 12:00 PM ET on January 26, 2021. Submit your nomination here: https://authoreliteawards.com/2021submissions/ .
When do submissions end?
Open submissions end 2:59 PM ET, July 1, 2021.
When does initial voting begin?
Voting for all accepted nominations begins March 1, 2021. Encourage your friends, fans, and followers to vote for your book at https://authoreliteawards.com/.
When does initial voting end?
Voting on all nominations will end at 2:59 PM ET on August 23, 2021.
When will the Top 10 Finalists for each category be announced?
The Ten (10) Finalists in each of the twelve (12) categories will be notified at our Author Elite Awards Top 10 Finalist Global Livestream on August 24, 2021. Each finalist will also be notified by email at the address provided at entry in the seven (7) days following the Livestream.
When does the finalist round of voting begin?
Voting for the First Place contest winners (to be chosen only from the Top finalists in each of the 12 categories) will resume August 24, 2021 by 5PM ET.
When will voting for finalists end?
Voting for the First Place contest winners (to be chosen only from the Top finalists in each of the 12 categories) will end at 2:59 PM ET on October 21, 2021.
How do I see results for the polls?
Polling results are only visible to the Author Elite Awards Team, but please continue to encourage your friends, fans, and followers to vote for your book at https://authoreliteawards.com/.