If you’re a self-published indie author of Young Adult Fiction or Adult Fiction, submit your work for the Florida Indie Author Contest sponsored by Library Journal and BiblioBoard. The contest deadline is May 31, 2019.
The statewide writing competition will recognize the top self-published book in Florida. If the Florida winner is from Duval County, Jacksonville Public Library will showcase the winning submission in a variety of ways.
Winners in each category of Young Adult and Adult Fiction will receive $500 and:
- Inclusion in Indie Florida, a digital collection of local authors on BiblioBoard Library
- Honors at the 2020 Public Library Association Conference in Nashville
- Opportunities to promote the winning title to Florida libraries
- Inclusion in a full page spread in Library Journal
Each book submitted to the contest must be:
- Independently self-published
- In the category of Young Adult or Adult Fiction
- Written by a Florida resident
- Available in PDF or ePUB format
Submit your work at:
Call the Jacksonville Public Library at 904-630-2353 for more information.