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Contests & Submissions

Writers write and then they submit.

San Diego Writers, Ink offers several opportunities for writers to find an audience, or to compete for cash and other prizes, and to get published.

Current Opportunities:

A Year in Ink, Vol. VII:  Submissions are open July 1, 2013 to August 15, 2013.  More info

 

CONTEST:

2013 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BOOK FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
The 2013 Southern California Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the fall.

The Southern California Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals and regional lit.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.

Grand prize for the 2013 Southern California Book Festival winner is a $1500 appearance fee and a flight to our awards ceremony in October, 2013 in Hollywood, CA.

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.

More information and entry forms can be obtained on the web site, www.southerncaliforniabookfestival.com.