Submission Guidelines


The SDBA is not accepting entries at this time. Please check back in November, 2015.



To pay an entry fee by PayPal, log in to your PP account, go to the “Transfer” tab and select “Send Someone Money”. Enter your details, the amount, and the SDBA email address

Please carefully read the submissions guidelines for your category.


Published Books

Unpublished Novels

Unpublished Novels for Children and Young Adults

Unpublished Memoirs

Unpublished Poetry Chapbooks

Unpublished Short Stories