Nov 21 – Nov 27, 2011 Edition 2012 Beach Book Festival Call For Entries

NEW YORK, NY/AUTHORLINK NEWS/11/23/11–The 2012 Beach Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual program spotlighting the hottest reads of the summer season.

The Beach Book Festival will consider self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, teenage, how-to, science fiction, romance, comics, poetry, spiritual, compilations/anthologies, history, business and health-oriented books published on or after Jan. 1, 2008.

Grand prize for the 2012 Beach Book Festival is $1500 cash and a flight to our event in June at the Algonquin Hotel in New York, one of the world’s publishing landmarks.

Submitted works will be judged for general excellence, i.e., the potential of the work to be an engaging beach read this summer season. More information and registration available at

The 2012 Beach Book Festival is part of the JM Northern Media family of festivals, which includes the New York Book Festival, Hollywood Book Festival, London Book Festival and DIY Convention. The 2011 Beach Book Festival is sponsored by The Hollywood Creative Directory; Larimar St. Croix Writers Retreat; Westside Websites com; Shopanista; eDivvy and The DIY