The San Diego Central Library has honored Cherie Kephart as their Author of the Month for November and we would love for you to celebrate with her!
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!
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!
THE 2018 WINDOW FOR PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED SUBMISSIONS IS NOW CLOSED. BEST OF LUCK TO ALL ENTRANTS!
Hey, thanks for making the change to cash awards and showcasing winners at writer events. I'm sure Dad would have approved. -Greg Cunningham 3/29/19
San Diego novelist Chet Cunningham had written more than 300 published books. He started the San Diego Book Awards 24 years ago… READ MORE HERE. Here is a link to the transcript, for better accessibility.