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Upcoming Book Events

Oklahoma Writers Federation Conference
Enjoy sessions with publishing experts who can provide career-advancing knowledge. Speakers on legal issues, short stories, writing for film, edi...
Starts: 2017-05-05   [Read More]

Prairie Comics Market
Prairie Comics Market is a free to attend one-day market in Winnipeg celebrating the best in comics creation on the prairies! This market will...
Starts: 2017-05-06   [Read More]

Atlantic Book Festival
The festival runs for a full week, with events throughout the Atlantic region. A gala is held the final day of the festival where the Atlantic Bo...
Starts: 2017-05-11   [Read More]

Reading Until Dawn
RUDC is a unique author/reader conference where the authors and readers will spend the entire weekend playing games together. Character charades,...
Starts: 2017-06-03   [Read More]

Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference
Held in Homer, Alaska, this nationally recognized writing conference features workshops, readings and panel presentations in fiction, poetry, non...
Starts: 2017-06-09   [Read More]

Alabama Writers' Conclave
The Conclave is today one of the oldest continuing writers' organization in the United States. Writers, aspiring writers and supporters of t...
Starts: 2017-06-30   [Read More]

Buxton Festival
Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best o...
Starts: 2017-07-07   [Read More]

Oregon Coast Children's Book Writers Workshop
This is an intensive workshop for those who are not only passionate about children's book writing, but who dream of publishing their own chi...
Starts: 2017-07-10   [Read More]

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival
The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 15th year, celebrates the very best in crime fiction at ...
Starts: 2017-07-20   [Read More]

Speculative Fiction Festival
Contemporary speculative fiction comes in many forms and flavours: from robots and rocketships, through time travel, alternate history, steampunk...
Starts: 2017-07-22   [Read More]

Payson Book Festival
The mission of the Payson Book Festival is to enhance the love of reading by providing an environment that encourages personal interaction betwee...
Starts: 2017-07-22   [Read More]

Bendigo Writers Festival
Bendigo Writers Festival gives you time out to tune in to the important things in life. This year’s festival theme is The Good Life, and that c...
Starts: 2017-08-11   [Read More]

When Words Collide
When Words Collide is an annual non-profit festival designed to bring readers and writers together in a celebration of the written word. Up to 10...
Starts: 2017-08-11   [Read More]

Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
The Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference was created in 2006 by author/filmmaker Clay Stafford in an effort to bring together foren...
Starts: 2017-08-24   [Read More]

Bumbershoot
The Seattle Arts Festival always has active coffee houses and a book fair spotlighting literary artists....
Starts: 2017-09-01   [Read More]

Write Around the Murray
Write around the Murray has grown considerably since its beginning in 2007. With its heart in regional Australia, the festival is an annual testa...
Starts: 2017-09-13   [Read More]

Time Out For Writers Conference
The annual ANWA Time Out for Writers Conference is a 2 1/2 day professional conference for writers of all levels, from beginner to best-selling a...
Starts: 2017-09-14   [Read More]

Baltimore Book Festival
The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings, 100+ exhibitors and booksellers, non-stop readings on mult...
Starts: 2017-09-22   [Read More]

Word on the Street Book Fair Toronto
The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is i...
Starts: 2017-09-24   [Read More]

Kingston WritersFest
Kingston WritersFest, a charitable cultural organization, brings the best of contemporary writers to Kingston to interact with audiences and othe...
Starts: 2017-09-27   [Read More]

Recently Added Publishers

Laughing Elephant
Laughing Elephant produces greeting cards, notecards, books, paper gifts, reproductions of antique valentines, vintage luggage labels, our popula...
Seattle, WA   US   [Read More]

Future Tense Books
Future Tense Books is a small press in Portland, Oregon owned and operated by editors Kevin Sampsell and Bianca Flores. It began in Spokane, Wash...
Portland, OR   US   [Read More]

Microcosm Publishing
A small, innovative publishing house, Microcosm Publishing specializes in work designed to make the reader feel good about being alive, take an a...
Portland, OR   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction
Eligible authors have yet to publish their fiction in book form (a book is defined to have a length of 48 pages or more). One prize of $1,000 (CAD) is...
Deadline: 2017-05-01

Fugue Annual Writing Contest
Fugue’s Annual Writing Contest accepts submissions of both poetry and prose (fiction and nonfiction). Multiple submissions are accepted as long ...
Deadline: 2017-05-01

Cedric Literary Awards
The Cedric Literary Awards are open to all full-time residents of British Columbia, aged 50 years or older as of January 1, 2015. Participants will be...
Deadline: 2017-05-01