The 2013 New York Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual event honoring books that deserve greater recognition from the world’s publishing capital.
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independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction, horror, photography/art, spiritual, business, romance, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies and biography/autobiography works.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, French or Italian and must be published on or after January 1, 2009. Deadline for entry is May 25.
The grand prize for the 2013 New York Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for our awards ceremony June 21 at the Grolier Club in Manhattan. Additional information and registration forms are available online at www.newyorkbookfestival.com.
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.