The Preditors and Editors Readers Poll is an annual voting poll for small press fiction awards.

There are several categories that the stories, books, sites, and authors are separated into.

Voting usually takes place between January 1 - January 14 and the results are announced in February.

As of 2009, the categories were:

Novels Print/Electronic Edit

  • Horror
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Erotica
  • Mystery
  • Thriller
  • Children's
  • Young Adult
  • All Other

Short Stories Edit

  • Horror
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • All Others

Anthologies Edit

The anthology category contained anthologies from any and all genres. They are all voted on equally no matter what genre they are.

Magazines Edit

  • Fiction 'zines
  • Poetry 'zines
  • Nonfiction 'zines

Individual Awards Edit

  • Authors
  • Artists
  • Poets
  • Book/e-book editors
  • Magazine/e-zine editors
  • Print/Electronic Book Publishers

Artwork Edit

  • Artwork
  • Book/e-book Cover Artwork
  • Magazine/e-zine Cover Artwork

Sites Edit

  • Review Site
  • Bookstore
  • Writers' Discussion Forum
  • Writers' Workshop
  • Writers' Resource/Information/New Source

Other Edit

  • Poems
  • Nonfiction Articles