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2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards winners announced
The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) announced the winners of the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards at a live gala at Hotel Arts in ...
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2022 National Book Award Longlists Announced
The National Book Foundation is announcing the 2022 National Book Award longlists this week. Five finalists in each of the five categories will be ...
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize announces 2022 finalists in fiction, nonfiction
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation has announced finalists for the 2022 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in fiction and nonfiction.
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2022 Kirkus Prize: 18 fiction, nonfiction, young readers’ books compete for $50,000 cash prize
The winners in each of the categories will receive a $50,000 cash award. Their names will be announced on October 27 in a ceremony at the Austin ...
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Banff Mountain Book Festival Announces Finalists
28 books make the shortlist of Banff Mountain Book Festival finalists. Ahead of awards bestowed, we look into a few highlights.
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Upcoming Award Deadlines

Cybils Awards
The Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary) Awards were started by a small group of bloggers in 2006 as a grassroots project. Our ...
Deadline: 2022-10-25

Black River Chapbook Competition
Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run the Black River Chapbook Competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36...
Deadline: 2022-10-31

CBC Short Story Prize
This annual contest is open to original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words, written by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Cana...
Deadline: 2022-10-31

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award
Established in 1998, in honor of the poet Benjamin Saltman (1927-1999), this award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Awar...
Deadline: 2022-10-31

J.M. Abraham Poetry Award
The J.M. Abraham Poetry Award was created by the writing community in the late 1990s. The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, with the assistanc...
Deadline: 2022-11-01

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