Directory of book publishers, literary awards, book events and more

Book Publishers Directory

Publishing Directory

Social distancing is turning into our new reality. Keep yourself productive and sane during this time by journalling, creating, reading and learning. Take the time to start a new book, or read through that pile of novels on your nightstand. Write a poem, a short story, an essay or a book. Aim high and check out the contests we have listed at when you're done. Be good to yourself and your neighbours, and know that we'll get through this.

Recently Added Publishers

Djarabi Kitabs Publishing
Djarabi Kitabs Publishing is a leader in publishing books written by Muslims for both a religious and mainstream audience. In this light, we orga...
Dallas, TX   US   [Read More]

Curiosity House Books
Curiosity House Books Publishing, founded in 2014, is a small press specializing in high-quality non-fiction and children's picture books. ...
Creemore, ON   CA   [Read More]

Black Shuck Books
Launched in 2015 by editor Steve J Shaw, Black Shuck Books is an independent publisher of horror fiction based in the depths of the Kent countrys...
Canterbury, Kent   UK   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Lancashire Schools To Take Part In Global Book Festival To Tackle Discrimination
There’s great deals on the books, having people leaving with tall stacks of literature for as much as a new book would usually cost. The funds from the ...
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Literacy Lubbock, Lubbock Public Library co-hosting 2021 Lubbock Book Festival in September
Liam’s List July 23: Bourdain Book, Gilroy Garlic Festival, Stern Grove Goes Punk · PODCAST: SNATCHING SINATRA · MUSIC: BRANDI CARLILE · EAT ...
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Dedication for Mississippi Writers Trail marker in honor of the late Professor Dorothy Shawhan set ...
General admission tickets are $40 in advance, and $45 day of the show. ... The Lubbock Book Festival, hosted by Literacy Lubbock, is scheduled for ...
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Awards News and Announcements

Finalists for the Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction Announced
Five Finalists for the Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Short Fiction were recently announced by Galaxy’s Edge magazine and Dragon Con.
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Ishiguro, Powers among contenders for fiction’s Booker Prize
Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers are among 13 authors in the ... A six-book shortlist will be announced Sept.
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Opportunities and Awards Wrap
Applications close 3 September; finalists announced early 2022. ... Sisters in Crime announced 25 Australian shortlisted women writers for the 21st ...
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July 31 deadline for Sassafras Award submissions
LITTLE ROCK -- The Ozark Society Foundation is accepting submissions for the Sassafras Award for Excellence in Environmental Writing, a new ...
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Taiwan Literature Awards announces finalists, winners
The Creative Awards cover the categories of literary works written in Taiwanese, Hakka, and Mandarin - which is only to be used by Indigenous writers ...
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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Mystery & Mayhem Awards - Cozy Mystery Writing Contest
Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring "mystery and mayhem", amateur sleuthing, light suspense, travel mystery, cl...
Deadline: 2021-07-30

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards
The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are a set of industry-recognition awards set up by a coalition of Irish booksellers in 2007. The awards are ow...
Deadline: 2021-08-31

Ann Connor Brimer Award
Awarded for a book of fiction or non-fiction written by a living, full-time resident of Atlantic Canada that is readily available in print and that wa...
Deadline: 2021-11-01

Instruction & Insight Book Awards
CIBA is looking for the best Non-narrative/Non-Fiction books including guidebooks, instructional books, inspirational books and more. There is a $75.0...
Deadline: 2021-11-30

BC and Yukon Book Prizes
The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. The prizes are for fiction, non-fictio...
Deadline: 2021-12-01

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: 2021-12-10

Book Excellence Awards
The Book Excellence Awards ( is an international book awards competition.

The Book Excellence Awards is d...
Deadline: 2021-12-31

Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize ...
Deadline: 2021-12-31

Danuta Gleed Literary Award
The Danuta Gleed Literary Award was created as a celebration of the life of Danuta Gleed, a writer whose short fiction won several awards before her d...
Deadline: 2022-01-31

Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction
The Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, named to honor prolific science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton (1912-2005...
Deadline: 2022-02-28

Recently Added Contests

Danuta Gleed Literary Award
The Danuta Gleed Literary Award was created as a celebration of the life of Danuta Gleed, a writer whose short fiction won several awards before ...
Deadline: 2022-01-31   [Read More]

Rhina Espaillat Poetry Award
This award honors the achievements of the great Dominican-American poet, translator, and public school teacher Rhina Polonia Espaillat. The Rhina...
Deadline: 2021-03-30   [Read More]

Adventure Writer's Competition
The AWC accepts novels exhibiting (in whole) the general action-adventure-themed genre and style. The Adventure Writer's Competition is spon...
Deadline: 2021-04-30   [Read More]

Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry
The Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry is open to anyone writing in the English language, whether living in the United States o...
Deadline: 2021-04-30   [Read More]

The Washington Prize
The Washington Prize, awarded annually to a living American or Canadian poet, is $1,500 and book publication for a manuscript of original poetry ...
Deadline: 2022-03-15   [Read More]