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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

Hendrickson Publishers
Hendrickson Publishers has a strong history of producing outstanding academic, trade, and reference books at a reasonable price. Through our acad...
Peabody, MA   US   [Read More]

Hendrick-Long Publishing
Hendrick-Long specializes in books with a Texas historical focus for children and young adults. ...
Houston, TX   US   [Read More]

Helicon Nine Edition
The ongoing mission of Helicon Nine Editions is to publish books of unswerving quality, editorial excellence, and aesthetic merit by new and esta...
Kansas City, MO   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Ad Astra
Ad Astra is a weekend-long, science fiction, fantasy and horror event with a focus on authors and other creative professionals, held annually in ...
Starts: 2015-04-10   [Read More]

London Book Fair
The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and ...
Starts: 2015-04-14   [Read More]

Southern Kentucky Book Fest
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events. Held in Bowling Green, Kentucky each April, Book Fest draws thou...
Starts: 2015-04-17   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards
The competition is open to all English-language self-published books for which the authors have paid the full cost of publication, or the cost of pri...
Deadline: 2015-04-01

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: 2015-04-01

Big Easter Writing Competition
Open to all aged 7-11 & 12-15. No genre is specified, but stories with an Easter theme would be good! Please also make sure your story is fiction. Deadline: 2015-04-01

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 Submit published or unpublished work.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: 2015-04-01

Blue Ridge Mountains CWC Unpublished Writers Contest
Attendees of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference are eligible to submit their unpublished work to this contest.If you have been paid...
Deadline: 2015-04-10

Barbara Novak Writing Award
The Professional Writers Association of Canada presents the Novak award annually for Excellence in Humour/ Personal Essay Writing.

This award was es...
Deadline: 2015-04-14

CBLDF Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship
The competition is directed to current students at any U.S. law school and seeks writings about comic books and the comic book industry.

To partici...
Deadline: 2015-04-17

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest
WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia to make their own "books" and enter the PBS KIDS Wri...
Deadline: 2015-04-17

Wicked Young Writers' Award
The “prestigious Wicked Young Writers’ Award” (The Times) was established by the long-running musical Wicked in order to link the important ...
Deadline: 2015-04-17

Buxton Poetry Competition
The Buxton Poetry Competition is open to three categories of writers: Children aged up to 11 years old, Young People aged 12 to 17, and Open (18 and ...
Deadline: 2015-04-20

Recently Added Contests

Fermoy International Poetry Contest
The overseas winner will be flown to read at the Fermoy International Poetry Festival which takes place from July 31st to August 3rd 2015. The ov...
Deadline: 2015-03-31   [Read More]

Peggy-Chapman Andrews Award
This prize is for a first novel from a resident of Great Britain. Entrants to the novel prize are required to submit a short 300 word synopsis wi...
Deadline: 2015-05-31   [Read More]

Bridport Prize
The mission of the Bridport Prize is to encourage emerging writers and promote literary excellence through its competition structure. The Brid...
Deadline: 2015-05-31   [Read More]

Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest
n the spirit of Edna’s contributions to the genre, we are interested in essays of any length, on any topic, in which the writer’s per...
Deadline: 2015-03-28   [Read More]

Inspired by Gandhi: International Creative Writing Competition
Sampad’s latest international writing competition provides an opportunity for aspiring writers to connect with this immensely philosophical and...
Deadline: 2015-05-31   [Read More]