Mar 26 – Apr 1, 2012 Edition 2012 Beach Book Festival Sets Awards Date

NEW YORK, NY/March 27, 2012–The 2012 Beach Book Festival will hold its annual awards honoring the hottest summer reads at the famed Grolier Club in Manhattan on Friday, June 22.

The oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts, the Grolier Club is housed in an elegant library on New York’s Upper East Side.

The 2012 Beach Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children, young adult, how-to, audio/spoken word, comics/zines/graphic novels, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction, horror, photography/art, romance and biography/autobiography works.

Grand prize for the 2012 Beach Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for our awards ceremony.

Registration forms are available online at Regular registration deadline is May 25, 2012.