Feb 11 – Feb 17, 2013 Edition Great Northwest Book Festival Deadline Near

PORTLAND –The 2013 Great Northwest Book Festival regular registration deadline arrives February 25 for entries to its competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring season.

The Great Northwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, childrenÂ’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!) and nature/animals. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English.

Grand prize for the 2013 Great Northwest Book Festival winner is $1500 cash and a flight to the awards ceremony in Portland, to be held in March, 2013.

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.

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