From the September issue of The Writer’s Life

SDBASubmissions to the 2017 San Diego Book Awards for unpublished works are due Oct. 1st, through Nov. 15th, 2016; submit the first 30 pages. Submissions for published works are due January 1st through January 31st, 2017.

Categories include unpublished novels for adults, young adults, and children, memoirs, poetry chapbooks, and short stories as well as published works. Submission guidelines and entry form may be found at http://sandiegobookawards.org /submission-guidelines/.

The awards ceremony will be held in June 2017.