THE 2013 GREAT SOUTHWEST BOOK FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
AUSTIN _ The 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring season.
The Great Southwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals and regional lit.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.
Our grand prize for the 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival winner is $1500 cash and a flight to our awards ceremony, to be held in March, 2013.
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.