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Winn Publications 2023 Editorial Calendar

    With a new year approaching, Winn Publications is rolling out our 2023 Calendar. Here is what you can anticipate:

    January

    National Mentoring Month

    • Winn Publications begins taking the manuscript submissions for the year – 1/9
    • On Target Poetry Book Writing Contest Begins – 1/9
    • National Hot Toddy Day – 1/11
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – 1/17
    • National Gourmet Coffee Day- 1/18
    • Winn Publications 5th Anniversary – 1/26

    February

    Black History Month, Kindness Month, Library Lovers Month

    • Children Author and Illustrator Week – first week
    • Random Act of Kindness Week – third week
    • Valentine’s Day – 2/14
    • Single’s Awareness Day – 2/15
    • Tell A Fairy Tale Day – 2/26

    March

    Women’s History Month

    • National Read Across America Day – 3/2
    • World Book Day – 3/3
    • National Grammer Day – 3/4
    • International Women’s Day – 3/8
    • Read an eBook Week – 3/5 to 3/11
    • Last day to submit your poetry for the contest – 3/18

    April

    National Poetry Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    • National Library week – the first week
    • International Children’s Book Day – 4/2
    • National Bookmobile Day – 4/6
    • Haiku Poetry Day – 4/17
    • Earth Day – 4/22

    May

    Latino Books Month, Foster Care Month

    • Children’s Book Week – May 2 to May 8
    • Reading is Fun Week – the second full week
    • National Mother Goose Day- 5/1
    • Teacher Appreciation Day – 5/3
    • Make a Book Day – 5/5
    • Winn Publications CEO Arilia Winn’s birthday – 5/29

    June

    Audiobook Month, PTSD Awareness Month

    • Juneteenth – 6/19
    • Typewriter Day – 6/23

    July

    National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

    • National Yellow Pig Day – 7/17
    • Paperback Book Day – 7/23

    August

    National Family Fun Month

    • Last day to submit a manuscript for possible 2023 book publishing – 8/1
    • Love Your Bookshop Day – 8/14
    • We Love Memoirs Day – 8/30

    September

    Hispanic Heritage Month, National Self-Care Awareness Month, National Suicide Prevention Month

    • Banned Books Week – 9/26 to 10/2
    • National Suicide Prevention Week – 9/5 to 9/11
    • National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week – 9/7 to 9/10
    • Buy a Book Day – 9/7
    • Read an eBook Day – 9/18
    • National Comic Book Day – 9/25

    October

    Black Speculative Fiction Month, National Book Month, National Cookbook Month , Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    • National Poetry Day – 10/1
    • Bookshop Day – 10/7
    • Frankenstein Friday – 10/27
    • Books For Treats Day – 10/31

    November

    National Family Literacy Month, National Novel Writing Month

    • National Author’s Day – 11/1
    • National Book Award week – 11/7
    • National Young Readers week – 11/13
    • National Book Week – 11/20

    December

    Spiritual Literacy Month

    Winn Publications’ “offices” are closed this entire month, see you next year!