The 2015 Great Midwest Book Festival

CHICAGO _ The 2015 Great Midwest Book Festival has issue a call for entries for its competition honoring the best books of the winter.

The Great Midwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals and regional lit. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English or Spanish.

Our grand prize for the 2015 Great Midwest Book Festival winner is $1000 appearance fee and a flight to our awards ceremony on early November in Chicago.

Submitted works will be judged by a panel using the following criteria:

  • General excellence and the author’s passion for telling a good story.
  • The potential of the work to reach a wider audience.

Submitted works will be judged by a panel using the following criteria:

  1. General excellence and the author’s passion for telling a good story.
  2. The potential of the work to reach a wider audience.

Enter The Competition