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Book Publishers Directory

Publishing Directory

Welcome to the new and improved publisher directory pages on The site is now fully responsive, and should be easily navigated with mobile devices. We are constantly honing and updating these lists, and including your submissions as well. Please feel free to send your publisher, contest, or event site for inclusion, or send in comments or changes to existing listings.

Recently Added Publishers

Phillip Feldheim Inc
Feldheim is a family-owned and operated publishing house since 1939. When Philipp Feldheim escaped the tragic horrors of the Holocaust and arrive...
Nanuet, NY   US   [Read More]

Oxton House Publishers
Oxton House is your source for popular, exciting, powerful teaching materials! We specialize in tools for teaching reading and math and for deali...
Farmington, ME   US   [Read More]

Peter Pauper Press Inc
Publishers of humor and gift books, stationery, journals, engagement calendars, personal organizers, children's activity and picture books, and ...
White Plains, NY   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Deadly Ink Mystery Conference
The Deadly Ink Mystery Conference is held annually each August in New Brunswick, NJ, for writers and fans of mystery fiction....
Starts: 2015-08-07   [Read More]

Byron Bay Writers Festival
In early August, more than 140 influential writers and thinkers will converge on Byron Bay for Australia's largest regional literary event; an oc...
Starts: 2015-08-07   [Read More]

Bendigo Writers Festival
Bendigo Writers Festival gives you time out to tune in to the important things in life. This year’s festival theme is The Good Life, and that c...
Starts: 2015-08-07   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

Dorothy Hewett award to support WA literary talent
UWA Publishing, in partnership with Copyright Agency Limited and ABC 720 Perth, has established a new award for an unpublished manuscript in West ...[read more]
U of A Press Announces 2016 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner, Finalists
The University of Arkansas Press is pleased to announce the winner or and finalists for the $5,000 2016 Miller Williams Poetry Prize, edited by B ...[read more]
Dundee International Book Prize 2015 shortlist announced
From Perth, Scotland, to Perth, Australia and taking in Texas, Tennessee, Singapore and the south of England, the finalists for this year’s Dun ...[read more]
2015 Christy Awards Winners Announced
The 2015Christy Awards were held on Monday night, June 29, 2015, at the Rosen Center Hotel in Orlando, Florida. During the ceremony, awards ...[read more]
Taste Canada-The Food Writing Awards announces the 2015 shortlisted authors and bloggers
Toronto, July 7, 2015— After reviewing 96 submitted books and blog entries (69 book entries and 27 blog entries), Taste Canada-The Food Writin ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

3 Day Novel Contest
Can you produce a masterwork of fiction in three short days? The 3-Day Novel Contest is your chance to find out. For 37 years, hundreds of writers hav...
Deadline: 2015-08-28

French Voices Award
The French Voices Award honors both translators and American publishers for their work. The program’s goal is to create a US-published series of...
Deadline: 2015-08-28

Stargazer Literary Prizes
The Stargazer Literary Prizes writing competition recognizes life-changing fiction and nonfiction with prizes at a global level. Winners will have dem...
Deadline: 2015-08-30

St. Lawrence Book Award
Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The St. Lawrence Book Award for an unpublished first collection of poems or short stories. The St. Lawrence ...
Deadline: 2015-08-31

DWAA Maxwell Medallion
The Maxwell Medallion writing contest is open to all writers, editors, publishers, photographers, artists and others whose work falls into the designa...
Deadline: 2015-08-31

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award
Established in 1998, in honor of the poet Benjamin Saltman (1927-1999), this award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Awar...
Deadline: 2015-08-31

Authors' Club Best First Novel Award
Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award is awarded by the Authors’ Club to the most promising first novel of the year, written by a British a...
Deadline: 2015-09-01

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards
The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are a set of industry-recognition awards set up by a coalition of Irish booksellers in 2007. The awards are ow...
Deadline: 2015-09-01

Beacon Award for Social Justice Literature
The Beacon Award for Social Justice Literature is a prize for an unpublished novel. Its purpose is to stimulate the creation, publication and dissem...
Deadline: 2015-09-01

Dorothy Hewett Award
UWA Publishing, in partnership with Copyright Agency Limited and ABC 720 Perth, has established a new award for an unpublished manuscript. The aim ...
Deadline: 2015-09-04

Recently Added Contests

Dorothy Hewett Award
UWA Publishing, in partnership with Copyright Agency Limited and ABC 720 Perth, has established a new award for an unpublished manuscript. The...
Deadline: 2015-09-04   [Read More]

Florida Book Awards
The Florida Book Awards is an annual competition that exists for one purpose--to honor the best work written by Florida authors and about Florida...
Deadline: 2016-01-14   [Read More]

Miller Williams Poetry Prize
A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Billy Collins will judge. Submit a m...
Deadline: 2015-09-30   [Read More]

Dundee International Book Prize
The Dundee International Book Prize has established itself as the UK’s premier prize for debut novelists. The £10,000 cash award together with...
Deadline: 2015-02-19   [Read More]

Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award
The Paolucci Book Award is an annual honor recognizing the best book that advances conservative principles. The award is named in memory of Henry...
Deadline: 2015-05-15   [Read More]