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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

BlueBridge is an independent publisher of international nonfiction based near New York City. BlueBridge book subjects include Culture, History, B...
Katonah, NY   US   [Read More]

Ahsahta Press
Ahsahta Press, located at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, champions and promotes surprising, relevant, and accessible experimental poetry...
Boise, ID   US   [Read More]

Christian Books Today
Publishers of Christian fiction and non-fiction. Looking for 'clean' Christian genre fiction in particular....
Buckshaw Village Chorley, Lancashire   UK   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Austin Book, Paper and Photo Show
Austin's only rare and collectible book show: a luscious browsing experience with 50+ exhibitors! Beautiful books - along with postcards, po...
Starts: 2017-01-13   [Read More]

LA Art Book Fair
Free and open to the public, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, a...
Starts: 2017-02-24   [Read More]

Tuscon Festival of Books
The Tucson Festival of Books is a community-wide celebration of literature. Offered free-of-charge, the Festival exists to improve literacy rates...
Starts: 2017-03-11   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

The City of Calgary and the Writers' Guild of Alberta Present: The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize 2016
In conjunction with the Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA), The City of Calgary is preparing to celebrate another successful year with The City of C ...[read more]
YA Author Wins 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award
YA Author Kathryn Evans was today announced as the winner of the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival's First Book Award for her debut nove ...[read more]
The 2017 Alberta Literary Awards Now Open For Submissions!
The Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across ...[read more]
Recorded Books Boasts 26 Finalists in the 2016 Voice Arts Awards
The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS) has announced 25 titles produced by Recorded Books, Inc., Tantor Media, HighBridge Audio, and chri ...[read more]
Finalists for CODE's 2016 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Metis Literature Announced
CODE is proud to announce the finalists for its 4th annual Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature. Established by CODE-a ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Lib...
Deadline: 2016-12-31

Carnegie Medal
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. The book must have received its first publication in the Uni...
Deadline: 2016-12-31

Canadian Tales of the Fantastic Short Story Writing Contest
Writers of short fiction are encouraged to enter the 2016 Canadian Tales of the Fantastic Short Story Competition. To be considered, a story must have...
Deadline: 2016-12-31

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 publ...
Deadline: 2017-02-19

Exeter Writers Short Story Competition
The competition is open to published and unpublished authors living anywhere in the world and writing in English. Stories must not have been previousl...
Deadline: 2017-02-28

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award is an annual award presented by the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to the au...
Deadline: 2017-03-01

Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award
The $10,000 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award is for a book in the Mind Body Spirit genre, published between April 1 and March 31 by a citizen ...
Deadline: 2017-03-31

Cowles Poetry Book Prize
Individual poems in the manuscript may have been published previously in a chapbook, magazines, journals or anthologies, but the work as a whole must ...
Deadline: 2017-04-01

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Now in its 14th year, this contest seeks today’s best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,000 in prizes....
Deadline: 2017-04-01

Indie Spiritual Book Awards
TISBA stands for “The Indie Spiritual Book Awards” created to honor independently published authors of spiritual-not-religious books (New Age, Met...
Deadline: 2017-05-31

Recently Added Contests

Cider Press Review Book Award
Submit 48-80 pages of original poetry in English not previously published in book form (individual poems may have been previously published in jo...
Deadline: 2017-11-30   [Read More]

The Center for Book Arts Poetry Chapbook Competition
The Center’s Poetry Chapbook Competition has been going strong since 1996; past winners have included Ailish Hopper, Jeffrey Skinner, L.B.Thom...
Deadline: 2017-12-01   [Read More]

Canadian Tales of the Fantastic Short Story Writing Contest
Writers of short fiction are encouraged to enter the 2016 Canadian Tales of the Fantastic Short Story Competition. To be considered, a story must...
Deadline: 2016-12-31   [Read More]

Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction
More than fifty short-story collections have appeared in the Flannery O'Connor Award series, which was established to encourage gifted emerg...
Deadline: 2017-05-31   [Read More]

Finch Memoir Prize
The Finch Memoir Prize is an annual publication prize for an unpublished memoir of between 40,000 and 80,000 words. The $10,000 prize money, paya...
Deadline: 2016-08-25   [Read More]