NEW YORK (April 9, 2013)_ The 2013 New York Book Festival will hold a day festival on Saturday, June 22 at the Radisson Martinique on Broadway hotel for its annual event honoring books that deserve greater recognition from the world's publishing capital.

Those interested in participating as a vendor or speaker should send a note to for more information. The day festival is FREE and open to the public.

The 2013 New York Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children's books, young adult, how-to, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction, horror, photography/art, spiritual, business, romance, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies and biography/autobiography works.

Entries can be in English, Spanish, French or Italian and must be published on or after January 1, 2009. Our grand prize for the 2013 New York Book Festival Author of the Year is $1,500 and a flight to New York for our awards ceremony June 21 at the Grolier Club in Manhattan.

Additional information and registration forms are available online at