Submission + evaluation software 
 for publishers 

 Easily accept, manage and evaluate literary works, manuscripts,
journals and more with Award Force 

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Award Force is award-winning online software, perfect for managing submission and evaluation of written content. Designed for performance and function, it’s fast, secure and a great experience for writers and publishers.

Good publishing decisions

Good evaluation leads to good decisions and good outcomes. Submission evaluators will love how fast and smooth it is to evaluate written content in Award Force.

Peace of mind

Boost confidence and discard stress. You’ll be in good company using our reliable and secure software that performs under pressure.

Grow your program

Increase the volume and quality of submissions with features designed for outstanding integrity and results.

Plagiarism detection

Ensure the originality of content by scanning submissions for plagiarism directly from within the Award Force system. 

You look good

Distinguish your program with a friendly, intuitive system in a beautiful design that’s a joy to use.

Save time, save money

Free up your time to focus on making your submission program the best it can be thanks to reduced admin and support effort.

Submission + evaluation solutions perfect for:

  • Book publishers
  • Literary journals
  • Magazines
  • Manuscript evaluators
  • Media
  • University press
  • Websites + blogs
  • And more!

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Awards management clients


Managing your submissions online is fun with Award Force.

Book proposals, manuscripts, journals and more are managed with ease in Award Force. 

Streamline your administrative processes with real-time reporting, time-saving management tools and a powerful evaluation suite. 

Awards management interface of entries

You’re in control

  • Make system configuration changes directly
  • Easily themed to suit your brand
  • Flexible configuration for your unique program needs
  • Real-time reporting and export of filtered data sets
  • Easy to track progress at any time
  • Full database of all users
  • Exports and bulk downloads
  • Support when you need it
  • Yes, it’s actually fun!


See feature list for more detail.

We were able to streamline the management of our awards program (13 categories, 200 entries, 35 judges). We had managed the program manually before purchasing Award Force and it was a full-time job for a sub-par experience for both entrants, judges and most of all the program manager.”

Charlotte Kennett
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Award Force provides an intuitive environment for submitters to create and submit their written work fast.

With Award Force your applicants have freedom to edit and refine their submission right up until your deadline, even after submission.

Awards management interface of entries

Easy for your submitters

  • Easy, fast registration
  • Auto save as you go
  • Changes after submission
  • Intuitive application process, no training required
  • Easy application into multiple program categories
  • Preview application, download PDF record
  • Award-winning system design

Great for you

Features to deliver the outcomes you need

  • Unlimited applications
  • Track volume
  • Track completion status
  • Easy notification and broadcast communication with applicants
  • Flexible configuration of program categories and criteria
  • Configurable review workflow
  • Any file attachments, unlimited size

See feature list for more detail.

Review + decide

You want certainty that the best written works are found and recognised. A good evaluation process leads to good decisions, and good outcomes.

Award Force has a powerful suite of evaluation tools that can be configured to suit your evaluation process and to make good decisions. With four different judging modes, the ability to configure multiple sequential or parallel evaluation stages, and options such as criteria weighting and plagiarism detection, the Award Force judging suite gives you ultimate control to configure your evaluation quickly and easily.

Awards management Top Pick

Evaluator’s view

  • Evaluators only see applications assigned to them
  • Easy to use, no training required
  • Each application is all on one clear page, no clicking back-and-forth
  • Options to share scores and comments
  • Easy to track evaluation status
  • Slideshow view for group evaluation of visual material

Your view

  • Powerful configuration of evaluation process and panels
  • Built-in acceptance of confidentiality agreement for evaluators
  • Scoring audit matrix provides visibility and confidence in score breakdown
  • Real-time evaluation leaderboard with scores + comments
  • Visibility of evaluation progress
  • Easy communication with evaluators
  • Manage shortlist, through finalists to award of results

See judging suite feature list for more detail.

Save time, boost productivity. Award excellence.