California Book Awards
Deadline December 15 (must be received by this date; don't enter before September 1), formerly February 15. Neutral free contest for books whose authors lived in California when the work was accepted for publication. Gold medals are awarded in the genres of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, first work of fiction, Californiana, notable contribution to publishing, juvenile literature (ages 0-12), and young adult literature (ages 13-16). Poetry winners have been established writers. Entries must have been published during the current calendar year. No e-books, self-published titles, and books published by vanity or print-on-demand presses. Author or publisher should complete entry form online and send 6 copies of book.
Published: August 31, 2021