Editor's Choice

Recognition Program

Our Recognition Program rewards and supports high-quality titles and authors dedicated to reaching their goals

Editors Choice

What is the Editor’s Choice Program?

Recognition is the path to success for our bestsellers! Our Editors Choice Recognition Program rewards and supports high-quality titles and authors dedicated to reaching their goals. 

How can my book qualify for Editor’s Choice?

Step 1: You must publish your book with a publishing package that includes Editor’s Choice Eligibility to qualify for this designation.

Step 2: Books that receive a positive Editorial Evaluation, our primary assessment of the editorial quality of your manuscript, are sent to our Editorial Board for careful consideration to receive the Editor’s Choice designation.

What are the benefits of the Editor's Choice designation?

  • Placement of the Editor's Choice icon on the front cover of your book*
  • Placement of the Editor's Choice icon next to your book title in the iUniverse online bookstore
  • Placement in a separate Editor's Choice section of the iUniverse bookstore

Check out our bookstore to see more from our Editor's Choice program.

*The Editor’s Choice icon will be placed on the cover of books that receive the award prior to going live. Books that receive the award after going live will be subject to a cover re-design fee if authors wish to include the logo on future printings.

Music mogul Don Tolle's book, For the Record, earned the Editor’s Choice award from iUniverse. Tolle was thoroughly impressed by the care and attention he received during his publishing process.

Benefits & Advantages

These exclusive benefits are reserved for Editor's Choice authors: 


Receiving a Recognition Program designation gives you validation of the quality of your work and message. On a professional level, it communicates that same message to readers and book buyers.


Receiving the Editor’s Choice designation demonstrates your title's editorial quality to literary agents and booksellers, and as a result can help provide you with enhanced opportunities for exposure on local, regional and national levels.