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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

Blue Snake Books
Blue Snake Books, inaugurated in 2005, is one of the largest publishers of internal and historical martial arts books in the world....
Berkeley, CA   US   [Read More]

GIA Publications
GIA stands for Quality Music and Music Education Resources. Offering Print-on-Demand, Digital and Offset printing services. GIA exhibits in 49 tr...
Chicago, IL   US   [Read More]

Otago University Press
New Zealand’s oldest academic publisher, Otago University Press publishes a wide range of non-fiction books on New Zealand and the Pacific, giv...
Dunedin,   NZ   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is Southeast Asia's largest & most exciting literary event. ...
Starts: 2016-10-26   [Read More]

Cascadia Poetry Festival
The Cascadia Poetry Festival is an international event which seeks to bioregionally animate & culturally construct Cascadia by gathering writers,...
Starts: 2016-11-03   [Read More]

Children & Young Adult Literature Conference
The Children and Young Adult Literature Conference is a one-day symposium for educators of elementary and middle school age children, including p...
Starts: 2016-11-04   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

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]
Loft names winners of Mentor Series in Poetry & Creative Prose
The Loft Literary Center has selected 12 emerging Minnesota writers for a one-year intensive mentorship with award-winning writers.The Loft Mento ...[read more]
Epigram Books Fiction Prize raised to $40,000
Singaporean publisher increases prize money, offers prizes to all shortlisted manuscripts this yearSingapore's richest literary prize is set to g ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

CBC Short Story Prize
This annual contest is open to original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words, written by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canad...
Deadline: 2016-11-01

Hudson Prize
Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Hudson Prize for an unpublished collection of poems or short stories. The prize is open to new, emerging...
Deadline: 2016-11-30

Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize
Though many writers have helped to shape the history of flash fiction, Ernest Hemingway’s first short-story collection, In Our Time, easily make...
Deadline: 2016-12-01

Alex Awards
The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998. The titles were selected by the YALSA Adult Books for Young Adults Task Force from the p...
Deadline: 2016-12-01

Schneider Family Book Awards
The Schneider Family Book Awards are designed to recognize authors or illustrators for portraying storylines featuring characters with special needs.T...
Deadline: 2016-12-01

Aurealis Awards
Any work of speculative fiction written by an Australian citizen or permanent resident and published for the first time during the calendar year is el...
Deadline: 2016-12-07

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

Recently Added Contests

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]

CANSCAIP Writing For Children Competition
A goal of the Writing for Children Competition is to discover, encourage, and promote new writers of children's literature across Canada. Th...
Deadline: 2016-07-31   [Read More]

FenCon Young Author Story Contest
The contest is part of the FenCon science-fiction / fantasy literary convention (, run by the Dallas Future Society, a 501(3)(c) n...
Deadline: 2016-06-15   [Read More]