Winning Entries

Position Book TitleAuthorsPoints
1The Dictionary of Urdu Poetry – For Shaayari LoversSunil Gupta138

About The Contest

About The Top Author Contest

To Register

Here’s how you can earn points:

Different points will be awarded to each book sold on Zorbabookstore, Amazon, and Flipkart plus author copies. The award of points will be as follows.

  • 1. For every copy sold on Amazon you earn 5 points
  • 2. For every copy sold on Flipkart you earn 3 points
  • 3. For every copy sold on Zorbabooksstore you earn 3 points.
  • 4. For every 20 author copies for sale at the author’s end, you earn 20 points.

Note: Bonus Points are not valid for direct sales you make, or any distribution orders, ebook sales & international sales. Bonus points are only valid for sales on the Zorba Books Store, & Flipkart and the books you buy from us. YOU will continue to earn royalty too, just like before!

  • The minimum number of points to qualify for the award is 100 points.
  • The one with the highest points will be eligible to win the first prize, and so on.
  • Zorba Books will announce a tiebreaker in case of a tie. The one who wins the tie-breaker gets the first prize, and the runner-up receives the second prize.
  • In all cases, Zorba Books’ decision will be final.
  • The cash part of the prize will be NEFTed to the winners within 15 days of announcing the result to your registered bank account.
  • All other benefits to the winners will be given within 30 days of the announcement of the results.


Only Zorba Books authors can be a part of the contest. Only the book you have published with Zorba Books can participate in the contest.

To register for the contest, click the ‘register now’ button.
Timeline: The contest starts from 1st October till 31st October. The points earned for only one title will be taken into consideration. Points for two or more books published by the same author cannot be clubbed.


How To Win

GROW your buyer list with these unbelievably easy-to-follow tips and watch your audience grow.

  • Each book has a page with all the information on the Zorba Books Store. Find your book, copy the URL and share the same with all your contacts:
  • 1. Share a clear call to action to buy the book.
  • 2. Let them know what is great about your book.
  • 3. Let them know you are participating in the Zorba Books “Zoom Book Sales Challenge.” And need their help.
  • 4. Let them know they can buy books for themselves, their friends, etc., for gifting on Diwali and New Year, which is around the corner.
  • Promote your books with discounts, free shipping, offer coupons, and bulk buying discounts.
  • Use social media to your advantage, giving links to all sites where your book is available.
  • Use WhatsApp to communicate with all communities you are connected to. Don’t forget the buy link.
  • Promote your book in colleges, schools, workplaces, building societies, and everywhere relevant.


To register, click the button and fill in the form, send us your name and the name of your book.