John Wilkens did a beautiful little write-up about Abell's Geisel-winning submission, "Holy Crap the World is Ending!" He also lists our other winners.
The 2019 Submission Window is now open!
The San Diego Book Awards 25th annual book awards competition is open to current residents of San Diego County. Books submitted for the 2019 competition must have been published or copyrighted in either 2018 or 2019. The submission period runs from October 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Awards will be announced June 15, 2020. Continue reading Submission Window 2019 – Now Open!
The event will run the entire month of February 2020 in the beautiful San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common. The library features a special component for Little Local Authors, ages 11 and under.
Just a reminder for the 25th Annual San Diego Book Awards CALL FOR JUDGES! There have been changes to our categories, so if you want to change your judging selections, now is the time! – SDBA Board of Directors,...
SDBA is pleased to present the 2019 winners. Be sure to congratulate these authors! San Diego's writing community couldn't be more proud.
SDBA is pleased to present the 2019 finalists in the categories where entrant's scores qualified. Be sure to congratulate these authors!
On Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the home of internationally acclaimed author Victor Villaseñor Announcing the Sixth Annual Writers and Creatives Festival Celebrating the author and artist within us all THIS IS NOT AN SDBA EVENT The artistic and...
On Saturday, April 13, 2019 San Diego Book Awards will be sponsoring two tables at the San Diego Writers Festival. Also, don’t forget to check out KidsWrite! San Diego, sponsored in part by the San Diego Book Awards. We...
THE 2018 WINDOW FOR PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED SUBMISSIONS IS NOW CLOSED. BEST OF LUCK TO ALL ENTRANTS!