Steve Burt's acceptance speech for his Grand Prize winner, FreeK Week.


2019 Florida Book Festival Winners - Click Here


FLORIDA_ The 2019 Florida Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual program celebrating the best books of the winter. All books must be received by the final deadline of December 15, 2018 to be eligible for the competition.

The Florida Book Festival will consider non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography/memoirs, children's books, compilations/anthologies, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business/technology, history, wild card, gay, photography/art, poetry, unpublished stories, spiritual/religious works and holiday themes. There is no date of publication restriction on submissions.

Our grand prize for the 2019 Florida Book Festival winner is a $1000 cash appearance fee and a flight to Florida for our gala awards ceremony in January, 2019.