James Patterson's Holiday Bonus 2017 Rules

    Bookstore employees, publishing professionals, authors, or bookstore shoppers may submit bonus nominations on behalf of any current independent bookstore employee of an ABA member store who did not receive a bonus from the 2016 James Patterson Holiday Bonus campaign. A list of 2016 winners is available here. Booksellers who received a bonus in 2015 are eligible to receive a 2017 bonus. A list of 2015 winners is available here. Applications must be made online by completing and submitting the application form found at bookweb.org/bonus. In all cases, the vetting process will include obtaining approval from the bookstore employee and store in question to confirm current employment. A total of $350,000 dollars will be available in bonuses ranging from $750 to $1,250 for distribution between December 1, 2017, and December 18, 2017. The bonuses will be announced through the website bookweb.org/bonus.

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