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The criteria for 2019 author eligibility are as follows:

  • All work, whether fiction or non-fiction, must have a meaningful historical context.

  • All work must be original and duly copyrighted. 

  • Preference is given to authors with recently published books.

  • HBF does not accept self-published authors

The all-volunteer Author Selection Committee will review submissions between November 1, 2018, and March 1, 2019. Invitations to participate will be issued later in the Spring 2019.


History Book Festival
Attn: Author Selection Committee
205 Second Street, Suite 6
Lewes, DE 19958