Prism Awards 2021 Submissions close March 12

Prism Awards 2021

It’s the home stretch for submissions of LGBTQ+ comics and graphic novels for the 2021 Prism Awards. Submissions close on Friday, March 12 at 11:55 pm PT.

The Prism Awards are presented annually by the Cartoon Art Museum, Prism Comics, and the Queer Comics Expo to comic works by queer authors that promote diverse, powerful, innovative, positive or challenging representations of LGBTQAI+ characters in fiction or nonfiction comics. There are six categories:

  • Best Short Form Comic
  • Best Webcomic
  • Best Comic from a Small to Midsize Press
  • Best Comic from a Mainstream Publisher
  • Best Comic Anthology
  • Best Comic for Young Readers

Works must be in English and have been published digitally or physically between January 1 and December 31, 2020.

If you would like to submit LGBTQ+ comics and graphic novels you may do so with the 2021 Prism Awards Submission Form