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Book Awards and Writing Contests

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Whether you're a writer looking for recognition of your prose, or a publisher with an outstanding book, you'll find the awards you're looking for here. We're frequently updating the lists, and adding new ways to access the information. We have everything from poetry competitions to awards for children's books, from flash fiction contests to awards accepting entries from self-published authors.

Let us know if we've missed something, or if there's a category you're looking for that we haven't gotten to yet.

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Library Journal Indie Ebook Awards
Library Journal honors the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Young Adult. Each genre ...
Deadline: 2018-07-31

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. The Wri...
Deadline: 2018-07-31

Juanita Brooks Prize in Mormon Studies
The Juanita Brooks Prize will be awarded to the best monograph submitted to the Press in the subject area of Mormon Studies related to history, biogra...
Deadline: 2018-08-01

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The Finch Memoir Prize is an annual publication prize for an unpublished memoir of between 40,000 and 80,000 words.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, payable o...
Deadline: 2018-08-25

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world...
Deadline: 2018-09-21

Small but Mighty Writers
Our competitions run all year round with deadlines on 1st January, 1st April, 1st July, 1st October. Winners will be released within 3 weeks of the de...
Deadline: 2018-10-01

BC Book Prizes
The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. The prizes are for fiction, non-fictio...
Deadline: 2018-12-01

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: 2018-12-01

Bisexual Book Awards
Books can be submitted by the author, publisher or the Bi Writers Association (BWA). However, anyone may suggest a book for us to outreach. Any book w...
Deadline: 2018-12-03

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: 2018-12-07

Illumination Book Awards
With the motto, “Shining a Light on Exemplary Christian Books,” the Illumination Book Awards are designed to honor the year’s best new titles wr...
Deadline: 2018-12-15

Trillium Book Award
The Trillium Book Award was established by the Ontario government in 1987 to “recognize excellence, support marketing and to foster increased publ...
Deadline: 2018-12-17

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: 2018-12-21

Florida Book Awards
The Florida Book Awards is an annual competition that exists for one purpose--to honor the best work written by Florida authors and about Florida cult...
Deadline: 2019-01-11

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: 2019-01-12

Recently Added Publishers

Connecticut Press
Specialty publisher of American history, decorative and fine arts, historical biography, and select children’s literature....
Cheshire, CT   US   [Read More]

Rabbittown Press
We are a boutique publisher and book making studio using letterpress technologies in the twenty-first century....
Fredericton, NB   CA   [Read More]

North Dakota State University Press
NDSU Press gives voice to the prairies and plains. We publish works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Founded at ...
Fargo, ND   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Byron Bay Writers Festival
In early August, more than 140 influential writers and thinkers will converge on Byron Bay for Australia's largest regional literary event; an oc...
Starts: 2018-08-03   [Read More]

Deadly Ink Mystery Conference
The Deadly Ink Mystery Conference is held annually each August in New Brunswick, NJ, for writers and fans of mystery fiction....
Starts: 2018-08-10   [Read More]

WriteNow! Conference
Renowned experts will take the mystery out of getting published and becoming a best-selling author, in any genre. This extraordinary event is ope...
Starts: 2018-08-10   [Read More]