2017 AAA Book Festival Call for Entries
CHICAGO _ The 2017 Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival has
issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best
stories from the world of dogs, cats, horses, wild beasts, birds,
insects, reptiles and other creatures great and small.
The Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival will consider works
in the following categories: dogs, cats, birds, horses, insects, fish,
reptiles, children’s books, young adult, working animals, poetry, wild card
(anything goes!), pets, jungle, farm, city animals, biography/memoirs,
talking, photography, horror, science, unpublished manuscripts, and
spiritual/religious. All entries must be in English.
The competition honors general excellence and the awards are intended to
draw public attention to worthy selections during the busiest season for
Our grand prize for the 2017 AAA Book Festival winner is an appearance
fee and a flight to our gala awards ceremony to be held in Chicago, to
be held in early November.
Submitted works will be judged by a panel using the following criteria:
- General excellence and the author's passion for telling a good
- The potential of the work to reach a wider audience.
FESTIVAL RULES: Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival
submissions cannot be returned. Each entry must contain the official
entry form, including your e-mail address and contact telephone number.
All shipping and handling costs must be borne by entrants.
NOTIFICATION AND DEADLINES: We will notify each entry of the
receipt of their package via e-mail and will announce the winning
entries on our web site. Because of the anticipated high volume of
entries, we can only respond via e-mail to inquiries.
Late registration submissions in each category must be received by the
close of business on October 25, 2017. Winners will be notified
by e-mail and on the web site. Please note that judges read and consider
submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later
submissions. Many late entries have won our competitions.
TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at
www.animalsbookfestival.com or may be faxed/e-mailed to you. Please
contact our office at 323-665-8080 for fax requests. Applications must
be accompanied by a non-refundable entry fee of $50 in the form of a
check, money order or PayPal online payment in U.S. dollars for each
submission. Multiple submissions are permitted but each entry must be
accompanied by a separate form and entry fee.
E-book entries are welcome. You can enter an e-book in three ways:
- Send as a .pdf to our e-mail address labeled as “2017 E-book
Entry” in the subject line. Please attach copies of your PayPal
receipt and entry form to the email.
Click here to use our "Book Uploader" to send a copy of your
work. We accept most e-book formats. Then send an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org with "2017 E-Book Entry" in the
subject line. Please attach PayPal receipt and entry form. Note: make
sure your upload has the same title as your book.
- Send us a Kindle copy as a gift. Send an e-mail to us indicating
that you’ve sent the book, attaching your PayPal receipt and entry
IMPORTANT: After uploading your e-book, you MUST send a note
with subject line “2017 E-book Entry” to
email@example.com with your entry form and PayPal
receipt attached. Failure to do so may result in your disqualification.
Entry packages must include:
- One copy of the book
- A copy of your official entry form
- PayPal receipt or check/money order
- Any press/publicity kit (optional)
Please mail package to:
JM Northern Media
Animals, Animals, Animals
7095 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
You will receive a confirmation email when your package is logged into
our system and entered into judging.