2009 DIY Book Festival Call For Entries

Received in my email today, and sharing for your consideration:  (note: DIY means ‘do-it-yourself’ books).

The 2009 DIY Book Festival has issued a call for entries for its eighth annual program celebrating the success of independent authors and publishers.

The DIY Book Festival will consider self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, teenage, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, audio/spoken word, photography, art, comics, ‘zines, fan fiction, poetry and e-books published on or after Jan. 1, 2006. All entries must be in English and have been self-published or issued by an independent publishing house.

Please note that print-on-demand (POD) authors with iUniverse, PublishAmerica, Infinity Publishing and other outlets are eligible for the competition.

Grand prize is $1500 cash and a flight to the awards ceremony in L.A.
There are loads of categories, and full guidelines and rules at this link:


Deadline submissions in each category must be postmarked by the close of business on November 25, 2009.

Entry fees range from $10-$50 (see entry form drop-down menu for specific category prices).

There will be many winners across genres and categories. Good Luck !



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: