The Readable Feast is the annual culinary book festival designed to celebrate and support New England’s deep and talented pool of writers, cookbook authors, editors and chefs, and connect them with the reading public. The awards ceremony is a celebration of the best culinary-themed books, cookbooks and writing each year by New England authors on cooking, regional food, food history, memoir, beverage and spirits, sustainability, and social issues; or books written about New England culinary themes. The Readable Feast award winners and the Lifetime Achievement honorees are instrumental in bringing people together to encourage reading, cooking, and supporting the New England economy.
All books submitted must be by a New England-based author, an author with strong New England ties, or about a New England food subject. Titles may be considered and awarded in multiple categories. E-Books will not be considered.