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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

Lorimer Press
At Lorimer Press we are committed to making beautiful books that engage the reader and celebrate the writer. Our objective is to bring writers an...
Davidson, NC   US   [Read More]

Mainland Press
Mainland Press publishes humor with literary flair. Whether it's a novel, a story collection or non-fiction with a high chuckle factor, we put ou...
Hickory, NC   US   [Read More]

Sartoris Literary
Sartoris Literary Group is a traditional publisher that takes a non-traditional approach to publishing, offering unique voices of the South in bo...
Brandon, MS   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Poetry International Rotterdam
From 9 to 13 June, Poetry International Rotterdam will present for the 46th time the most noteworthy poetry of the groundbreaking great masters, ...
Starts: 2015-06-09   [Read More]

Mullica Hill Book Festival
The Mullica Hill Merchants Association is delighted to announce the First Annual Mullica Hill Book Festival to be held Saturday, June 13,10am - 5...
Starts: 2015-06-13   [Read More]

Bridlington Poetry Festival
The beautiful cliff-top setting of Sewerby Hall in Bridlington plays host to the annual Bridlington Poetry Festival. Bridlington Poetry Festival ...
Starts: 2015-06-19   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Northern Ontario Poetry Competition
All entrants must be Northern Ontario residents. Northern Ontario is defined as those residents who have addresses with postal codes beginning with th...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

Black River Chapbook Competition
Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run the Black River Chapbook Competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

World Fantasy Awards
The World Fantasy Awards, established in 1975, are presented annually at the World Fantasy Convention. The World Fantasy Award has been described as o...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
This award is for the best crime novel by a first-time author of any nationality first published in the UK in English during the judging period. It i...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

Indie Spiritual Book Awards
TISBA stands for “The Indie Spiritual Book Awards” created to honor independently published authors of spiritual-not-religious books (New Age, Met...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

WoW CreativeWritingMatters Short Story Competition
The 2015 Wow! One Thousand Words competition is for stories in English of 1,000 words, not including the title. We will allow up to fifty words over o...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award
The $10,000 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award is for a book in the Mind Body Spirit genre, published between April 1 and March 31 by a citizen ...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

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 infl...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

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

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 with th...
Deadline: 2015-05-31

Recently Added Contests

Tethered by Letters Spring Literary Competition
TBL is pleased to announce our third annual Spring Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ran...
Deadline: 2015-05-31   [Read More]

Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest
The Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on unpublished Canadian poets. Launched by Heidi M. Stock in Apr...
Deadline: 2015-06-01   [Read More]

Vallum Award for Poetry
Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry. Poems may be on any theme or subject,...
Deadline: 2015-07-15   [Read More]

Lit POP Awards
This contest is open to residents of Canada and the United States. The deadline for all submissions is July 1st 2015. Winners will be notified in...
Deadline: 2015-07-01   [Read More]

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. Previousl...
Deadline: 2015-06-30   [Read More]