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

There And Back Books
Based in Duluth, Minnesota, There and Back Books are publishers of great guidebooks featuring beautiful, wild places....
Duluth, MN   US   [Read More]

The Tauton Press
The Taunton Press evolved out of one man’s love for woodworking and his frustration with the lack of quality information on the craft. To remed...
Newtown, CT   US   [Read More]

Library Tales Publishing
Library Tales Publishing is an independent book publishing company founded in 2011. The company is focused on publishing, marketing and distribut...
New York, NY   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

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]

Left Coast Crime
Left Coast Crime is a convention of fans and authors who gather during the first quarter of the calendar year in Western North America (as define...
Starts: 2016-02-25   [Read More]

Oracles of the Bush
Tenterfield's Oracles of the Bush is a four day cultural event encompassing live performance of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. The timing...
Starts: 2016-03-31   [Read More]

Awards News and Announcements

Call for Nominations for CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award
The CLA Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee is now seeking nominations for the CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award. This ...[read more]
Midwest Book Awards Call for Entries
The Midwest Independent Publishing Association (MIPA) has issued a call for entries for the 26th annual Midwest Book Awards. ...[read more]
2015 National Outdoor Book Award winners announced
The winners of this year's 2015 National Outdoor Book Awards have been announced. The annual awards program recognizes the best in outdoor writin ...[read more]
Leading New Zealand Children’s Book Awards merge
Leading New Zealand Children’s Book Awards merge and Hell Pizza encourages Reading addiction - Prize money now totals $59,500 The New ...[read more]
Dayton Literary Peace Prize to Honor Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem, the iconic author and activist whose writing and activism has helped shape modern feminism, will receive the 2015 Richard C. Holb ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

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 assistanc...
Deadline: 2015-12-04

Christy Awards
Every year publishers are invited to submit novels written from a Christian worldview and copyrighted in the year preceding the awards.

To be eligib...
Deadline: 2015-12-10

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 highest li...
Deadline: 2015-12-11

Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award
The Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award was established in 1985 following the death of Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver, one of Canada's pre-...
Deadline: 2015-12-11

National Business Book Awards
Books must be Canadian business-related and published in 2015. Accepted themes include business management, business history, business biography, or e...
Deadline: 2015-12-11

Axiom Business Book Awards
The Axiom Business Book Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary business books and their creators, with the understanding that...
Deadline: 2015-12-12

Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest
Canada's favorite micro-writing competition. Submit a story and a postcard-the relationship can be as strong or as tangential as you like, so long as...
Deadline: 2015-12-15

British Sports Book Awards
The British Sports Book Awards exist to highlight and give prominence to the very best sports books published in the previous calendar year.

Award C...
Deadline: 2015-12-15

Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize ...
Deadline: 2015-12-15

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award
The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for excellence in book publishing is regarded as one of the highest national honors for small and independent publish...
Deadline: 2015-12-15

Recently Added Contests

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]

Mysterious Press eBook Original Mystery Novel Contest
The contest is open to established authors as well as first-time novelists. Submissions of complete, full-length novels will be accepted only fro...
Deadline: 2016-04-30   [Read More]

The REVERE Awards identify and honor high quality resources that educate learners of all ages, in all media, and in all educational environments,...
Deadline: 2016-01-27   [Read More]

Amy Lowell Traveling Poet Scholarship
The American poet Amy Lowell died in 1925. Her will established an annual scholarship to support travel abroad for gifted American-born poets. T...
Deadline: 2015-10-15   [Read More]

Shelf Unbound Competition For Best Indie/Self-Published Book
Any independently published book in any genre is eligible for entry. "Independently Published" books include self-published books and e-books (su...
Deadline: 2015-10-01   [Read More]