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2018 Beach Book Festival Call for Entries.

NEW YORK _ The 2018 Beach Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual program spotlighting the hottest reads of the summer. All entries must be received by May 25, 2018 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, 2015.

Our grand prize for the 2018 Beach Book Festival is $1000 and a flight to o New York, for our gala awards ceremony at the Algonquin Hotel 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.