Pat DiCesare Great Midwest
Book Festival Grand Prize
Winner Acceptance Speech

2017 Great Midwest Book Festival Winners - Click Here

CHICAGO _ The 2017 Great Midwest Book Festival is now in its late registration period  for entries for its program celebrating the best books of the winter.

The Great Midwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals, science fiction and regional lit. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English or Spanish.

Our grand prize for the 2017 Great Midwest Book Festival winner is a $1000 appearance fee and a flight to our awards ceremony this November in Chicago exact date TBD.