The 2013 New York Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction/horror, photography/art, spiritual, business, romance, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies and biography/autobiography works.
Entries can be in English, Spanish, German, French or Italian and must be published on or after January 1, 2009. Our grand prize for the 2013 New York Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for the awards.
NOTIFICATION AND DEADLINES: We will notify each entry of the receipt of their package via e-mail and will announce the winning entries on our web site. Because of the anticipated high volume of entries, we can only respond to e-mail inquiries.
Registration deadline submissions in each category must be received by the close of business on May 25, 2013. Please note that judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later submissions.
TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at http://newyorkbookfestival.com or may be faxed/e-mailed to you. Please contact our office at 323-665-8080 for fax requests. Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable entry fee of $50 in the form of a check, money order or PayPal online payment in U.S. dollars for each submission. Multiple submissions are permitted but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee.
Entry fee checks should be made payable to JM Northern Media LLC. We’re sorry, but entries must be mailed and cannot be delivered in person or by messenger services to the JM Northern Media offices.
Entry packages should include:
- One copy of the book
- A copy of your official entry form
- PayPal receipt or check/money order
- Any press/publicity kit (optional)
Please mail package to:
JM Northern Media
New York Book Festival
7095 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
You will receive a confirmation email when your package is logged into our system and entered into judging.