Welcome to CAP for Indies

The Carousel Aware Prize for Independently Published Authors (The CAP for Indies) aims to provide a platform to showcase the best of Irish Self-Published authors, bringing them to the attention of book shops, distributors, and the media in Ireland and abroad, with all money raised going to the charity Aware. Read more about the awards and the different award categories here.


The award ceremony will take place in early November 2023 and there will be authors shortlisted in each category. Read more about the selection process and our judges and sponsors.


If you would like to contact us directly, please email or use our contact form here.


We look forward to hearing from you,

Carolann Copland

CAP Award Founder