2007 New York Book FestivalNew York, New York, USAJune 23, 2007 Deadline: May 25, 2007
The 2007 New York Book Festival will hold its annual program celebrating literature with a daytime festival in Central Park followed by an evening awards ceremony.
The 2007 New York Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children's books, genre-based, teenage, how-to, audio/spoken word, unpublished stories, comics, poetry, e-books, wild card (anything goes!), science fiction, romance and biography/autobiography works.
A panel of judges will determine the winners based on the following criteria: the story-telling ability of the author and the potential of the work to win wider recognition.
Entries can be in English, Spanish, French or Italian and should have been published on or after Jan. 1, 2003. The grand prize for the 2007 New York Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for the awards.
Deadline submissions in each category must be postmarked by the close of business on May 25, 2007. Winners in each category will be notified by e-mail. Please note that judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later submissions.
For more information, visit newyorkbookfestival.com.