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Upcoming Book Events

Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference
Attendees to this conference benefit from a full spectrum of educational lectures, panels, interactive workshops and special events, featuring ve...
Starts: 2019-06-21   [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: 2019-07-05   [Read More]

Ad Astra
Ad Astra is a weekend-long, science fiction, fantasy and horror event with a focus on authors and other creative professionals, held annually in ...
Starts: 2019-07-12   [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: 2019-07-19   [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: 2019-08-09   [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: 2019-08-09   [Read More]

Bumbershoot
The Seattle Arts Festival always has active coffee houses and a book fair spotlighting literary artists....
Starts: 2019-08-30   [Read More]

Brisbane Writers Festival
Brisbane Writers Festival brings a page-turning experience to Brisbane in September each year, as well as a year-round program of exciting events...
Starts: 2019-09-06   [Read More]

Brooklyn Book Festival
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars ...
Starts: 2019-09-09   [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: 2019-09-12   [Read More]

Southern Festival of Books
A three-day literary event, welcoming more than 20,000 visitors and over 200 guest authors. Festival goers enjoy book signings and panel discussi...
Starts: 2019-10-11   [Read More]

Dundee Literary Festival
Welcome to the 2014 Dundee Literary Festival, five days of words, writing, debate, discussion – and the odd slice of cake. With a massive 60...
Starts: 2019-10-16   [Read More]

Whistler Writers Festival
This is an annual event in Whistler, which WWS started in 2002. It is a multi-venue, multi-artist, multi-day event. The program includes short se...
Starts: 2019-10-17   [Read More]

Vancouver Writers Fest
The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness bril...
Starts: 2019-10-21   [Read More]

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway. Join us January 15-18, 2016 at the historic Se...
Starts: 2020-01-12   [Read More]

Festival of Faith and Writing
The biennial writing festival at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrating matters of faith. The Festival of Faith and Writing gather...
Starts: 2020-04-16   [Read More]

Recently Added Publishers

Optimum Publishing International
Optimum Publishing International is one of Canada’s niche independent trade publishers. Our list includes award-winning military, political, cu...
Toronto, ON   CA   [Read More]

Australian National University Press
ANU Press is a globally recognised leader in open-access academic publishing. We produce fully peer-reviewed monographs and journals across a wid...
Acton, ACT   AU   [Read More]

Monster Ivy Publishing
Monster Ivy publishes Christian/conservative YA fiction—with an edge. Many of our books contain elements of suspense, mystery, dystopia, or the...
Richmond, TX   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Independent Publisher Book Awards
Conducted annually, the Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the world. The awards...
Deadline: 2019-07-13

American Eagle Book Awards
Each year, American Eagle Book Awards recognizes notable works of fiction by self-published or independently published authors whose books were publi...
Deadline: 2019-08-31

CBC Short Story Prize
This annual contest is open to original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words, written by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Cana...
Deadline: 2019-10-31