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Book Awards and Writing Contests

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Whether you're a writer looking for recognition of your prose, or a publisher with an outstanding book, you'll find the awards you're looking for here. We're frequently updating the lists, and adding new ways to access the information. We have everything from poetry competitions to awards for children's books, from flash fiction contests to awards accepting entries from self-published authors.

Let us know if we've missed something, or if there's a category you're looking for that we haven't gotten to yet.

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Prix Aurora Awards
The Aurora awards are run by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA), a federally registered non-profit society. The awards recog...
Deadline: 2019-03-15

Dayton Literary Peace Prize
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize, inaugurated in 2006, is the first and only annual U.S. literary award recognizing the power of the written word to pr...
Deadline: 2019-03-15

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: 2019-03-31

Book Excellence Awards
The Book Excellence Awards (www.bookexcellenceawards.com) is an international book awards competition.

The Book Excellence Awards is d...
Deadline: 2019-04-30

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: 2019-04-30

American Eagle Book Awards
Each year, American Eagle Book Awards recognizes notable works of fiction by self-published or independently published authors whose books were publi...
Deadline: 2019-08-31

Recently Added Publishers

LARB Books
LARB Books is the publishing wing of the Los Angeles Review of Books, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating...
Los Angeles, CA   US   [Read More]

Stillhouse Press
Stillhouse Press is an independent, not-for-profit craft book publisher based in Fairfax, Virginia and developed in coordination with George Maso...
Fairfax, VA   US   [Read More]

Figures in Motion
Founded in 2008, Figures In Motion publishes interactive educational books for elementary aged children. The books are printed on card stock with...
Bellingham, WA   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Galiano Island Literary Festival
An intimate literary festival on a beautiful Galiano Island....
Starts: 2019-02-22   [Read More]

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: 2019-03-01   [Read More]

Tuscon Festival of Books
The Tucson Festival of Books is a community-wide celebration of literature. Offered free-of-charge, the Festival exists to improve literacy rates...
Starts: 2019-03-02   [Read More]