Five prizes are given annually for a poetry collection, a book of fiction, a first book of fiction, a book of creative nonfiction, and a book of fiction or nonfiction that relates to California published during the previous year. Books written by authors residing in California are eligible. Publishers may submit six copies of books published in 2019 by December 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Commonwealth Club of California, California Book Awards, 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105.