ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Dec. 19 /CNW/ -- The 2008 Beach Book Festival has
issued a call for entries for its annual program spotlighting the hottest
reads of the upcoming summer season.
The Beach Book Festival will consider self-published or independent
publisher non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children's books,
teenage, how-to, science fiction, romance, comics, poetry, spiritual,
compilations/anthologies, history, business and health-oriented books
published on or after Jan. 1, 2000.
Our grand prize for the 2008 Beach Book Festival is $1500 cash, a flight
to Atlantic City for our awards program and a publicity campaign from Tracey
Miller & Associates, a leading international PR firm, following the
Submitted works will be judged for general excellence, i.e., the
potential of the work to be an engaging beach read this summer season.
Deadline submissions in each category must be postmarked by the close of
business on April 25, 2008. Winners in each category will be notified by
e-mail. Please note that judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing
basis, comparing early entries with later submissions at our meetings.
TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at
http://www.beachbookfestival.com or may be faxed/e-mailed to you. You can also
enter the contest by phone by calling 323-665-8080 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The 2008 Beach Book Festival is part of the JM Northern Media family of
festivals, which includes the DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music &
Books; the New York Book Festival; the Hollywood Book Festival; and the London
The 2008 Beach Book Festival is sponsored by The Hollywood Creative
Directory; Westside Websites com; Shopanista; eDivvy and The DIY Reporter.com.
Contact: Bruce Haring of JM Northern Media, +1-323-665-8080
For further information:
For further information: Bruce Haring of JM Northern Media,
+1-323-665-8080, Web Site: http://www.beachbookfestival.com