2011 Rainbow Awards: Call for Jury Members

2011 Rainbow Awards

Elisa is looking for approximately 50 people to be on the jury for the 2011 Rainbow Awards. At present the criteria are:

a) To be willing to read in 1 or more of the LGBT categories: Lesbian, Gay or/and Bisexual/Transgender
b) To be willing to read in 1 or more of the following genres: Coming of Age / Young Adult, Contemporary General Fiction, Contemporary Erotica, Contemporary Romance, Fantasy, Historical, Mystery / Thriller, Non Fiction, Paranormal / Horror and/or Sci-Fic / Futuristic
c) To be willing to read at least 5 books in 7 months–from May to November (inclusive).

– Judges will start to read books in May; reading period will finish in November (inclusive).
– Each judge will read a minimum of 5 books. Authors/Publishers/Editors will not read books in categories where a their own book is submitted.
– Each book will be judge using 4 different criteria: Plot Development, Setting Development, Characters Development and Writing Style. From 1 to 10 points for each criteria.
– Judges will receive only the ebooks they have to read. (PDF files)
– Judges will have to indicate what categories they are not comfortable to read.
– To be a judge, please contact Elisa; Authors/Publishers/Editors/Reviewers/Readers are welcomed, if Elisa doesn’t know you, please provide an introduction and some sort of reference for being eligible to judge a LGBT themed book.

If you are interested, please contact Elisa via the contact details at her livejournal. If you are an author, submission information is also available there.