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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

Puddle Dancer Press
Founded in 1998, PuddleDancer Press is the premier publisher of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) related books. Our small team is committed to deve...
Encinitas, CA   US   [Read More]

Rainbow Books
Rainbow Books, Inc., published its first title in 1979, Child-Snatched by Margaret Strickland, a pioneering effort that alerted our nation to the...
Highland City, FL   US   [Read More]

Another Chapter Publishing
Located in Kanata, Ontario, Another Chapter Publishing produces children's picture books with quality stories and beautiful artwork, to be enjoy...
Kanata, ON   CA   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Sydney Jewish Writers' Festival
The Sydney Jewish Writers Festival celebrates the richness and diversity of Jewish writing. It showcases the talents of writers from around Au...
Starts: 2015-08-29   [Read More]

Brisbane Writers Festival
Brisbane Writers Festival brings a page-turning experience to Brisbane in September each year, as well as a year-round program of exciting events...
Starts: 2015-09-02   [Read More]

AJC Decatur Book Festival
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more...
Starts: 2015-09-04   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

Phi Beta Kappa Announces 2015 Book Awards Short Lists
The Phi Beta Kappa Society announces today the titles of the fifteen books from among those released in 2014 that are on the short lists for the ...[read more]
Jeff Provine Wins Baen Fantasy Adventure Award For 2015
Jeff Provine has won the 2015 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award Grand Prize with his short story “Kiss from a Queen.” First Runner-up was Katherin ...[read more]
Māori Book Award finalists announced
The shortlist of New Zealand’s top Māori books for 2014 has been announced ahead of this year’s Massey University Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Mā ...[read more]
Winners of 2015 Arab American Book Awards announced
In an unprecedented decision, judges for the 2015 Arab American Book Awards have selected multiple winners in the fiction category.The two winner ...[read more]
Shortlist for 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books announced
The Royal Society has today announced the shortlist for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015, the only major international ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

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

Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award
Launched in 2009 by Lord Matthew Evans, former chairman of EFG Private Bank and Cathy Galvin from The Sunday Times, The Sunday Times EFG Short Story A...
Deadline: 2015-09-15

Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
The Moonbeam Children's Book Awards contest is designed to honor the year’s best children's books, authors and illustrators. The program is open...
Deadline: 2015-09-21

Recently Added Contests

Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing
The ethos of America is defined by its immigrants. Their stories have always been an essential component of the nation’s cultural consciousness...
Deadline: 2015-12-31   [Read More]

J.M. Abraham Poetry Award
The J.M. Abraham Poetry Award was created by the writing community in the late 1990s. The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, with the assi...
Deadline: 2015-12-04   [Read More]

Utmost Christian Poetry Contest
This contest is open only to Christians. It is open to all Christians. You do not need to be a member of Utmost Christian Writers. You may be a p...
Deadline: 2016-02-28   [Read More]

Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel
The competition is open to (1) Canadian citizens, no matter where they are living, and to writers, regardless of nationality, who have Permanent ...
Deadline: 2015-10-15   [Read More]

BC Book Prizes
The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. The prizes are for fiction, non-f...
Deadline: 2015-12-01   [Read More]