Five prizes of $5,000 each 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 nonfiction that relates to California. Three additional prizes of up to $2,500 each are also given in the fiction, first fiction, and nonfiction categories. Books written by authors residing in California are eligible. Publishers may submit six copies of books published in 2023 by November 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 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105.