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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 PublishersArchive.com when you're done. Be good to yourself and your neighbours, and know that we'll get through this.

Recently Added Publishers

Owl Canyon Press
Our mission is to support new voices and provide quality English editions of international literature. Our goal is to discover books that stimula...
Boulder, CO   US   [Read More]

New Village Press
Nonprofit publisher in the humanities and social sciences since 2005, best known for books in urban sociology, community cultural development, an...
New York, NY   US   [Read More]

Yellow Arrow Publishing
Yellow Arrow Publishing is a Baltimore-based nonprofit that seeks to provide writers that identify as women with a safe place to share their work...
Baltimore, MD   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Due to the concern internationally over spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), most book festivals and events planned for this spring and summer have been cancelled or postponed.

If you have bought tickets or display space at any of them, you should contact the organizers. Most will either refund you or roll your registration over to the next year's event.

A number of online, virtual literary festivals are scheduled that you can attend from the comfort of your own home, including a Crime and Thriller Book Festival on March 28, and a Historical Fiction Festival on June 6.

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Awards News and Announcements

2019 Alberta Literary Awards & Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Shortlists
The Writers' Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book ...[read more]
Submissions are open for the 2019 Canadian Jewish Literary Awards
The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards invite you to submit any books on a Jewish theme or topic. The author must be Canadian but need not be Jewish ...[read more]
Shortlist Announced for the 2018 Lionel Gelber Prize
Jury Chair Janice Stein announces five finalists for the 2018 Lionel Gelber Prize: Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's T ...[read more]
32nd Annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, a ...[read more]
Long Beach Comic Expo Honors Five Finalists And Announces Winner Of The 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award
The 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics will honor five finalists following in the late Dwayne McDuffie's footsteps. The winner wi ...[read more]

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry
The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually to a Canadian poet, based on a book published in the previous calendar year. The work...
Deadline: 2020-06-30

Hamilton Literary Awards
The Hamilton Arts Council is calling for submissions by Hamilton-area authors for the 22nd Annual Hamilton Literary Awards to recognize works and aut...
Deadline: 2020-07-12

Anna Pidruchney Award for New Writers
Awarded to a novice writer under the age of 35 for a literary work which includes Ukrainian Canadian characters or is based on a Ukrainian Canadian t...
Deadline: 2020-11-30

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: 2020-12-15

Recently Added Contests

Askew’s Word on the Lake Writing Contest
The Word on the Lake Writing Contest is open to all writers eighteen years and older. All contest entries must be original material whose copyrig...
Deadline: 2020-02-29   [Read More]

Rumble Museum Science Fiction Competition
The Rumble Museum, in association with the Arthur C. Clarke Award, is delighted to announce a national science fiction competition for young peop...
Deadline: 2019-10-31   [Read More]

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 ...
Deadline: 2019-12-31   [Read More]

Icelandic Festival Of Manitoba Poetry & Short Stories Contest
The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba invites you to submit previously unpublished poetry (three entries per person) and/or a short story (one per p...
Deadline: 2019-07-03   [Read More]

HeartWood Broadside Series Contest
Submit one poem (of any form) or flash prose piece (fiction or nonfiction) per entry; regardless of genre, the entry must be 200 words or less. T...
Deadline: 2019-06-01   [Read More]