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Upcoming Book Events

Ottawa International Writers Festival (Spring)
Ottawa's Festival of Ideas since 1997. We believe that a love of reading and learning should be nurtured throughout our lives and that literacy i...
Starts: 2018-04-27   [Read More]

Sydney Writers' Festival
Australia's largest celebration of literature, stories, and ideas. Many events take place at Pier 4/5 and Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay. We also us...
Starts: 2018-04-30   [Read More]

Strokestown International Poetry Festival
The festival consists of readings from poets across the spectrum, well-known and new voices – approximately twenty-four readings over three day...
Starts: 2018-05-03   [Read More]

Massachusetts Poetry Festival
During the first weekend of May, Salem becomes the epicenter of contemporary American poetry, offering rare opportunities to hear the nation’s ...
Starts: 2018-05-04   [Read More]

Ullapool Book Festival
The first Ullapool Book Festival was held in May 2005. It was founded by a group of literary enthusiasts in Ullapool Entertainments, the local vo...
Starts: 2018-05-11   [Read More]

Forest of Reading Festival of Trees
The Ontario Library Association's (OLA) Forest of Reading and the Festival of Trees™ occupy places of prominence in Canada’s literary landsca...
Starts: 2018-05-17   [Read More]

Crimefest
CRIMEFEST is a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. Drawing top crime novelists, re...
Starts: 2018-05-17   [Read More]

International Literature Festival Dublin
The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world ...
Starts: 2018-05-19   [Read More]

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: 2018-05-29   [Read More]

Listowel Writers' Week
Listowel Writers' Week is an international acclaimed literary festival devoted to bringing together writers and audiences at unique and innovativ...
Starts: 2018-05-30   [Read More]

Henry Lawson Festival
The Henry Lawson Festival is an annual event held in Grenfell, NSW on the June long weekend. Grenfell is the birthplace of Henry Lawson, one of A...
Starts: 2018-06-07   [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: 2018-07-06   [Read More]

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival
Established in 2003, Theakstons Crime Writing festival is the largest festival of it's kind. It is ranked as one of the top three literary festiv...
Starts: 2018-07-19   [Read More]

Southern Highlands Writers' Festival
The Southern Highlands Writers' Festival features a stellar lineup of Australia's best writers of books, poetry, TV and plays....
Starts: 2018-07-21   [Read More]

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]

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]

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Join Canada's longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers, featuring established literary stars and exciting, new voices… ...
Starts: 2018-08-16   [Read More]

Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
The Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference is a four-day event bringing together some of the world's best authors, aspiring writers, ...
Starts: 2018-08-23   [Read More]

Sydney Jewish Writers' Festival
The Sydney Jewish Writers Festival celebrates the richness and diversity of Jewish writing. It showcases the talents of writers from around Au...
Starts: 2018-08-25   [Read More]

AJC Decatur Book Festival
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more...
Starts: 2018-08-31   [Read More]

Recently Added Publishers

Two Lines Press
Two Lines Press also publishes book-length single author works of contemporary literary fiction and creative non-fiction in translation. Manuscri...
San Francisco, CA   US   [Read More]

PM Press
We seek to create radical and stimulating fiction and nonfiction books, pamphlets, T-shirts, visual and audio materials to educate, entertain, an...
Oakland, CA   US   [Read More]

Prospect Park Books
Prospect Park Books is one of Southern California’s leading publishers of fiction, mysteries, cookbooks, regional, humor, and gift titles....
Altadena, CA   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Anthony Awards
The Anthony Awards are literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for ...
Deadline: 2018-04-30

Mystery & Mayhem Awards
The M&M Awards reward independently published books and unpublished manuscripts in the following categories: Amateur Sleuth, Romance, Animals, Hob...
Deadline: 2018-04-30

Exeter Story Prize
The Exeter Story Prize is for a story of up to ten thousand words. There is no minimum word count. Authors must be over 18 years old, and stories sho...
Deadline: 2018-04-30