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Book fairs and literary events area great way to spend a vacation, and a brilliant way to promote books.

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Upcoming Book Events

Dahlonega Literary Festival
The Dahlonega Literary Festival is an annual celebration of books that takes place in March. Situated in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, it is an in...
Starts: 2017-03-25   [Read More]

Oracles of the Bush
Tenterfield's Oracles of the Bush is a four day cultural event encompassing live performance of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. The timing...
Starts: 2017-03-30   [Read More]

Bologna Children's Book Fair
The Bologna Children's Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children's publishing and multimedia industry. In Bol...
Starts: 2017-04-03   [Read More]

Austin International Poetry Festival
Poets from around the world, country, and all of Texas gather for four days of live performances, readings and workshops during the Austin Intern...
Starts: 2017-04-06   [Read More]

gritLIT - Hamilton's Readers and Writers Festival
gritLIT was established in November, 2004, by Hamilton writer and writing teacher Krista Foss. It started as a small, intimate festival, with rea...
Starts: 2017-04-06   [Read More]

Newcastle Writers Festival
The inaugural Newcastle Writers Festival was held in 2013 and was a resounding success. More than 70 writers participated in 38 sessions - half o...
Starts: 2017-04-07   [Read More]

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love ...
Starts: 2017-04-22   [Read More]

Southern Kentucky Book Fest
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events. Held in Bowling Green, Kentucky each April, Book Fest draws thou...
Starts: 2017-04-22   [Read More]

Alabama Book Festival
The Alabama Book Festival is an annual event to promote literacy around the state and celebrate local authors.The annual book festival is a fa...
Starts: 2017-04-22   [Read More]

Cuirt International Festival of Literature
Five days and over one hundred events at this Irish festival of literature that features big-name authors from around the world....
Starts: 2017-04-23   [Read More]

Blue Metropolis Montreal Literary Festival
Blue Metropolis Foundation is a not-for-profit and charitable organization founded in 1997 that brings together people from different cultures to...
Starts: 2017-04-24   [Read More]

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]

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]

Recently Added Publishers

Sterling Publishing
Founded in 1949, Sterling Publishing is one of the world’s leading publishers of non-fiction books. We are unique in that we have the reach of ...
New York, NY   US   [Read More]

Fortress Press
For over 50 years, Fortress Press has been a pioneer in religious scholarship. Our commitment to publishing timely, relevant, and transformative ...
Minneapolis, MN   US   [Read More]

Steel Toe Books
Founded in 2003, Steel Toe Books publishes one to three single-author poetry collections per year. Steel Toe Books is affiliated with Wes...
Bowling Green, KY   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Gover Prize
The Gover Prize, named after groundbreaking author Robert Gover, awards an annual prize and publication in Best New Writing for the best short fiction...
Deadline: 2017-03-31

National Indie Excellence Awards
The National Indie Excellence Awards is open to all English language books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publisher...
Deadline: 2017-03-31

Hudson Prize
Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Hudson Prize for an unpublished collection of poems or short stories. The prize is open to new, emerging...
Deadline: 2017-03-31