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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

Harvard Square Editions
Harvard Square Editions (HSE) is a publishing house run by Harvard alumni that grew out of the Harvard Alumni Association group, Harvard Writers ...
Los Angeles, CA   US   [Read More]

Red Button Publishing
Red Button Publishing is an independent imprint for fiction, founded in 2012 and run by Karen Ings and Caroline Goldsmith. ...
London,   UK   [Read More]

Tristan Publishing
Based in Golden Valley, Minn., TRISTAN Publishing is a specialty book publisher with key titles such as "The Next Place," "PEEF th...
Minneapolis, MN   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

San Miguel Writers' Conference
As the largest and most prestigious co-cultural, bi-lingual literary gathering in the Americas, the San Miguel Writers' Conference & Literary Fes...
Starts: 2016-02-10   [Read More]

Savannah Book Festival
The Savannah Book Festival is an independent, nonprofit corporation led by a volunteer board of directors. SBF hosts best-selling and emerging a...
Starts: 2016-02-11   [Read More]

San Francisco Writers Conference
The SFWC helps writers become published authors and build professional writing careers. The SFWC presenters list includes bestselling authors, li...
Starts: 2016-02-11   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

2016 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississipp ...[read more]
The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize is Now Open
In conjunction with the Writers' Guild of Alberta, The city of Calgary is preparing to celebrate another successful your with The City of Calgary ...[read more]
Barnes & Noble Announces Finalists for the 25th Annual Discover Great New Writers Awards
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and education ...[read more]
American Library Association announces 2016 youth media award winners
The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldeco ...[read more]
ABA Foundation Partners with First Book to Launch New Book Award Program
The American Bankers Association Foundation has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that promotes educational equality by pr ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Next Generation Indie Book Awards
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards (#NGIBA) is the largest non-profit book awards program for indie authors and publishers.

The Next Generation I...
Deadline: 2016-02-12

Fresh Ink
Fresh Ink is a novice contest designed for new hobby writers who have not yet been published. The awards are the ideal opportunity to have your word c...
Deadline: 2016-02-15

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition
The Erma Bombeck Writing Competition is hosted every two years by the University of Dayton and the Washington-Centerville Public Library in Centervill...
Deadline: 2016-02-15

Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature
Since 1996 the AUC Press has presented the annual Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, a major award in support of contemporary Arabic literature in t...
Deadline: 2016-02-15

Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards
The Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards recognize outstanding translations into English of modern Italian poetry through a $10,000 book prize and a $...
Deadline: 2016-02-15

NEOWA Youth Outdoor Writing Contest
The contest is open to schools in New England. Student entries must be submitted by school personnel.

The written entries should be no longer than 5...
Deadline: 2016-02-15

BBC National Short Story Award
The National Short Story Award aims to promote the best in contemporary British short fiction and has celebrated both established writers and new star...
Deadline: 2016-02-25

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults
Awards for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are made in four categories: Young Adult Fiction, Junior Fiction, Non-fiction and...
Deadline: 2016-02-26

Independent Publisher Book Awards
Conducted annually, the Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the world. The awards...
Deadline: 2016-02-27

Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year
Run in Association with The Authors’ Club, the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year is the centrepiece of the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awar...
Deadline: 2016-02-28

Recently Added Contests

The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize
The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize is awarded in honour of acclaimed Calgary writer W.O. Mitchell and recognizes literary achievement b...
Deadline: 2016-04-15   [Read More]

Schneider Family Book Awards
The Schneider Family Book Awards are designed to recognize authors or illustrators for portraying storylines featuring characters with special ne...
Deadline: 2016-12-01   [Read More]

Bath Novel Award
£2,000 international prize for unpublished or independently published writers of novels for adults or young adults. Judge: Susan Armstrong of Co...
Deadline: 2016-04-10   [Read More]

Word by Word - WCSC Short Fiction Contest
Final judge: Hilary McMahon of Westwood Creative Artists, Toronto.
The maximum word count is 1500 words (title not included). Any entries ...
Deadline: 2016-03-31   [Read More]

Cundill Prize in Historical Literature
The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill (Cundill Prize) was established in 2008 to recognize and promote literary and academic achie...
Deadline: 2016-05-31   [Read More]