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NEW YORK _ The 2017 Beach Book Festival is now in its late registration period for entries to its annual program spotlighting the hottest reads of the summer. All entries must be received by May 25, 2017 to be eligible for the competition.

The Beach Book Festival will consider major publisher, independent publisher and self-published non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children's books, young adult, how-to, science fiction, romance, poetry, spiritual, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, history, business, health-oriented and wild card books published on or after Jan. 1, 2014.

Our grand prize for the 2017 Beach Book Festival is a cash appearance fee and a flight to o New York, for our June awards, exact date TDB.

Submitted works will be judged for general excellence, i.e., the potential of the work to be an engaging beach read this summer season.