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International Istanbul Book Fair
The Istanbul Book Fair is Turkey's largest book event, held annually since 1982. It boasts visits by both regional and international authors and publishers, and a wide attendance by the reading public....
Ends: 2022-12-11   [Read More]

Ann Arbor Jewish Book Festival
Hosted by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, the annual celebration of literary talent includes author talks and cultural demonstrations....
Ends: 2022-12-18   [Read More]

Greater Naples Jewish Book Festival
The Jewish Book Festival brings a showcase of Jewish authors and books to our community. We strive to enrich and engage the members of our community and provide opportunities to come together for education and social experiences....
Ends: 2023-03-01   [Read More]

Cleveland Jewish Book Festival
This annual festival celebrates Jewish authors, books and ideas. Featuring books written by nationally and internationally acclaimed authors, participants will hear the stories behind a broad range of topics including Jewish life, historical fiction, Isra...
Ends: 2023-03-19   [Read More]

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The St. Louis Teen Book Festival to feature bestselling author, Dustin Thao
The festival featuring book talks, signings and meet-and-greets with 16 amazing young adult authors is this Saturday at Ladue Horton Watkins High ...
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This new book festival will raise money for at-risk LGBTQ+ people
A new literary festival founded on the belief that "storytelling helps heal humanity’s wounds" will bring an all-star cast of LGBTQ+ authors to ...
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Anarchist Book Festival 2022
Advertised through small pamphlets around campus, the Anarchist Book Festival was first founded in 2001, under the name Manchester Radical Book Fair.
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Stellar line-up for Jaipur Literature Festival 2023
New Delhi: The literary extravaganza of the legendary Jaipur Literature Festival, which honours the value of literature, is scheduled to take ...
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Kenneth Holditch offers literary fans chance to experience Tennessee Williams’ New Orleans
Holditch will offer "Tennessee Williams Walking Tours" during the 25th annual Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival, ...
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Upcoming Events

Mesa Book Festival
An annual book festival produced by the Mesa-based literary non-profit Anthology, Inc. in partnership with the Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts...
Starts: 2022-12-10   [Read More]

Writing Workshop: Call & Response
Join Aldrich educator and Ridgefield Poet Laureate Barb Jennes for an afternoon of ekphrastic writing, using 4-5 favorite works from the current ...
Starts: 2022-12-10   [Read More]

Crater Literary Festival
Crater Literary Festival celebrates and promotes literature and budding literary creators, with particular reference to South East Nigeria....
Starts: 2022-12-15   [Read More]

Panorama International Literature Festival
The Panorama International Literature Festival is an event organised by Writers Capital international non-profit, non-political ...
Starts: 2023-01-01   [Read More]

Road to Freedom Literary Festival
The Road to Freedom Literary Festival spotlights five renowned writers who will share inspiring stories from their lives and readings of their wo...
Starts: 2023-01-12   [Read More]

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Book Awards News

An Post Irish Book Awards 2022: This year’s winners revealed
Novel of the year, nonfiction book of the year and 16 other winners have been announced. All now compete for the book of the year award.
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BookTok helping young readers discover passion for reading: UK PA survey
National Book Awards 2022 winners announced International news ... Soobramanien, Williams win Goldsmiths Prize for ’Diego Garcia’ International ...
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Nominations Still Open for IFRT Awards! - Intellectual Freedom Blog
Book nominations are due December 1. The Hodges Award, named for ALA staff member Gerald Hodges, recognizes an intellectual freedom focused ...
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WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium Names Its Award Shortlists
The 2022 winners of the ABC International Excellence Award for ... to be announced during Marisol Schulz’s Guadalajara International Book Fair on ...
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Meet the 2022 National Book Award Finalists
The winners of the 73rd National Book Awards-given every year in Young People’s Literature, Translation, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction-will be ...
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Upcoming Award Deadlines

Christian Author Awards
Sponsored by Xulon Press, the Christian Author Awards recognizes preeminent new Christian authors who are independently published.

Full-length books...
Deadline: 2022-12-11

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: 2022-12-13

Arthur Ellis Awards
The Arthur Ellis Awards are a group of Canadian literary awards, presented annually by the Crime Writers of Canada for the best Canadian crime and mys...
Deadline: 2022-12-15

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award
The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for excellence in book publishing is regarded as one of the highest national honors for small and independent publish...
Deadline: 2022-12-15

Excellence in Publishing Awards
The goal of the "Excellence in Publishing Awards" is to recognize the best in Catholic publishing. Publishers may submit multiple books. Publishers wh...
Deadline: 2022-12-16

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