Humor Book Awards, Writing Contests and Literary Prizes
Barbara Novak Writing Award
The Professional Writers Association of Canada presents the Novak award annually for Excellence in Humour/ Personal Essay Writing. This award was es...
CBC Literary Prizes Nonfiction Prize
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are eligible to enter. For any contestant who has not reached the age of majority in his/her provi...
CIPA EVVY Book Awards
The EVVY awards are open to any independently or self-published print book, e-book or audio book and may be submitted by the author, publisher or cred...
DWAA Annual Writing Competition
The Maxwell Medallion writing contest is open to all writers, editors, publishers, photographers, artists and others whose work falls into the designa...
Erma Bombeck Writing Competition
The Erma Bombeck Writing Competition is hosted every two years by the University of Dayton and the Washington-Centerville Public Library in Centervill...
Half The World Global Literati Award
The annual US$50,000 cash prize will be awarded to a short story, novel or screenplay written in English, judged to have portrayed one or more well-ro...
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...
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...
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Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
An award for humor, comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms. Works should be 750 words or less. Entries are ...
Next Generation Indie Book Awards
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards (#NGIBA) is the largest non-profit book awards program for indie authors and publishers. The Next Generation I...
Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Now in its 14th year, this contest seeks today’s best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,000 in prizes....