BookFest Adventure™ Fall 2022 will take place October 22-23, 2022. The free livestream event features programming for the reading and writing communities.
Los Angeles, CA – The official BookFest Adventure™ dates for the fall livestream event are announced. Readers and writers can attend for free on October 22-23, 2022. The BookFest Awards™ also return to honor outstanding books and authors who demonstrate excellence in the literary arts.
Desireé Duffy, Founder of The BookFest Adventure, said: “The outpouring of support for the first The BookFest Awards has been incredible. We received so many wonderful submissions and are now proud to carry on the BookFest Awards as a tradition with every The BookFest Adventure live stream event.
Early bird pricing for submissions is in effect until June 30, 2022. Use code fall25 to receive 25% off registration fees.
Submissions for The BookFest Awards Fall 2022 can be submitted at The BookFest Adventure website. You’ll also find more information there, including a full list of eligible genres and categories.
Books are judged using a range of criteria to assess story, message, genre, theme and aesthetic. Awards are given based on genre and subgenre, as well as other categories such as best cover art and best website. There are four tiers of awards, including First Place, Second Place, Third Place, and Honorable Mention.
Books submitted for review at the BookFest Awards are judged with a three-round judging system: first by an expert review team to ensure that the work submitted meets the necessary criteria, then by the BookFest’s associated judging panel , then final decisions are made by the BookFest executive. Awards Selection Committee.
Winners of the BookFest Awards will be announced during The BookFest Adventure livestream event. Prizes are awarded in book genres as well as other categories such as best cover and best website. There are four levels of rewards in each subcategory.
All book prize winners will receive:
Free Downloadable Certificate Free downloadable pricing chart to use on their website, social media, newsletter, etc. Free placement on the winners page of The BookFest Adventure website
Optional purchase of a reward certificate
Optional trophy purchase
Optional purchase of reward stickers
(Additional certificates and trophies can be purchased for co-authors, cover illustrators, publishers, etc., but must be purchased under your account.)
Third Book Prize Winners will receive: all of the above and will be mentioned in a special article on the winners of the BookFest Award.
Second Book Prize Winners will receive: all of the above and being linked to The BookFest newsletter with over 20,000 subscribers.
First Prize Book Winners will receive: all of the above and a link to the official winners press release sent to our media list of over 3,000 and online feed distribution to over 300 news/media sites. First place winners will also be featured in social media posts on The BookFest social media platforms.
Select First Place Winners will be assessed and may be invited to appear on the award-winning show Books That Make You. Three to six winners should receive this special invitation.
The full list of BookFest Award winners from previous entries can be found on the winners page.
About The Bookfest Adventure™ Live Stream Event
The BookFest Adventure™ is the leader in virtual literary events and produces vital conversations on the world stage for those who love to read and those who love to write. It launched in May 2020 at a time when the lockdown forced the cancellation of many live events. Free, the bi-annual event takes place in the spring and fall and features panel discussions, conversations and live interactive sessions. The award-winning BookFest Adventure Livestream event was recognized by the Webby Awards with a nomination in 2021, a Gold Award from the Muse Creative Awards in 2020, and a Silver Award from the w3 Awards in 2020. BookFest Adventure Livestream event features an array of literary speakers, experts and authors, including: Mitch Albom; Mark Coker; Robert G. Diforio; Cheryl Willis Hudson; Wade Hudson; Sarah Kendzior; Jonathan Maberry; Lisa Morton; James Rollins; Connie Schultz; Michael Shermer; Mark K. Shriver; Dennis E. Taylor; Danny Trejo; Helene Wecker; Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, and many others. The BookFest Adventure is presented by Books That Make You and produced by Webby Award-Winning Black Chateau Enterprises. The BookFest is a trademark of Desireé Duffy, who is the founder of all three.