The 25th annual SDBA submission period is now closed, so let the judging begin! We can't wait to read your published and unpublished submissions!
Individuals and corporations open their hearts and wallets on a national day devoted to giving back.
This time of year is a wealth of grateful hearts, and the volunteers at SDBA just wanted to take a moment to say, "Thank you very much, San Diego."
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!
Greetings Local Authors, The good folks at the Library Shop would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 Matchbook Story Contest! Let’s see some of our local talent light-up the contest! Details below! Matchbook Story Contest Calling all writers! We’re taking...
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.
SDBA is pleased to present the 2019 winners. Be sure to congratulate these authors! San Diego's writing community couldn't be more proud.