Directory of book publishers, literary awards, book events and more

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

Huia Publishers
HUIA is an award-winning independent New Zealand book publisher producing wonderful and provocative books with a uniquely New Zealand or Pacific ...
Thorndon, Wellington   NZ   [Read More]

Potton & Burton
Potton & Burton is New Zealand’s largest independent publishing house, and has a diverse list of New Zealand non-fiction publications, all prod...
Nelson,   NZ   [Read More]

Mauāo Publishing
Mauāo Publishing is a Tauranga based independent New Zealand book publisher crafting thought-provoking books with an Aotearoa flavour....
Tauranga,   NZ   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Buxton Festival
Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best o...
Starts: 2015-07-10   [Read More]

Southern Highlands Writers' Festival
The Southern Highlands Writers' Festival features a stellar lineup of Australia's best writers of books, poetry, TV and plays....
Starts: 2015-07-10   [Read More]

All Write Now! Writers' Conference
The second annual All Write Now! Conference will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8-5 p.m., at the University Center on the beautiful campus o...
Starts: 2015-07-11   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry
The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually to a Canadian poet, based on a book published in the previous calendar year. The work...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Junior Authors Short Story Writing Contest
Open to writes aged 9 to 21, this contest is free to enter short stories up to 1,000 words. Your story can be about anything you like. Be creative, be...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

International Prize for Arabic Fiction
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is an annual literary prize run with the support of the Booker Prize Foundation in London and funded...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize
The May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize is named for May Sarton, the renowned novelist, memoirist, poet, and feminist (1912-1995).

The winner rece...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Drue Heinz Literature Prize
Drue Heinz Literature Prize for a collection of short fiction. The prize carries a cash award of $15,000 and publication by the University of Pittsbur...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Moth International Short Story Prize
The Prize is open to everyone, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. There is a 6,000 word limit. ...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Walrus Poetry Prize
The Walrus Foundation is delighted to announce the fourth annual $4,000 Walrus Poetry Prize and $1,000 Readers’ Choice Award, generously supported b...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Alberta Views Short Story Contest
The contest is open to all current or former (long-term) residents of Alberta except employees of Alberta Views. Stories must be no longer than 3000 w...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest
Poems on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 4 pages. Maximum 150 lines. Entries might be one longer poem, or several shorter poems. Previously pub...
Deadline: 2015-06-30

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize
Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship ...
Deadline: 2015-07-01

Recently Added Contests

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-fictio...
Deadline: 2016-02-26   [Read More]

Vermont Book Award
The Vermont Book Award is a new prize created to honor artists with deep connections to the state of Vermont, and to draw attention to a state so...
Deadline: 2015-03-01   [Read More]

Alberta Book Awards
The Alberta Book Publishing Awards are presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.Categories include: Children’s Books, Schola...
Deadline: 2015-03-31   [Read More]

Miles Franklin Award
The Miles Franklin Literary Award, recognised as Australia’s most prestigious literary prize, is presented each year for the novel of the highe...
Deadline: 2015-12-11   [Read More]

CSFG/Conflux Short Story Competition
The competition is open to all Australian residents and members of either the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild or Conflux 11. Entry is $5, unle...
Deadline: 2015-07-20   [Read More]