Jan 30 – Feb 05, 2012 Edition 2012 NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

NEW YORK/AUTHORLINK NEWS/FEBRUARY 2, 2012–The 2012 New York Book Festival last week issued a call for entries to its annual program honoring books that deserve greater recognition from the world’s publishing capital.

The 2012 New York 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children, young adult, how-to, audio/spoken word, comics/zines/graphic novels, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction, horror, photography/art, romance and biography/autobiography works.

Deadline for submissions in each category is the close of business May 25, 2012. Judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later submissions.

Entries can be in English, Spanish, French or Italian and must be published on or after January 1, 2006. Grand prize for the 2012 New York Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for our awards ceremony in June, 2012 in Manhattan.

Additional information and registration forms are available online at