The 2014 Great Southwest Book Festival has issued a call for entries to to its annual competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring season.
The Great Southwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals and regional lit. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English.
Our awards ceremony will be held in March, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona, exact location TBD. 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.