The top three winners will be announced in December. See the timeline for the entire contest below:
27th August 2018: Competition Opens
7th October 2018 (12 midnight WAT): Submissions Close
8th October - 4th of November: Slush judges and OkadaBooks editors will read up and select and announce the top 150 entries
5th November - 30th of November: Main judges will review the 150 finalists and select longlist, shortlist and top 3.
5th November - 3rd of December: Audience favorite and best cover design voting begins
December: Announcement of Audience Favorite, Best Cover Design, Longlist, Shortlist and Top 3 Awards Ceremony