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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

Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry
Honoring the memory of a celebrated poet and a beloved teacher, the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry is awarded annually and is sponsored by The Unive...
Deadline: 2020-04-15

Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award
The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a children's choice award for the state of Maryland. Each year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been...
Deadline: 2020-04-25

Iowa Poetry Prize
The Iowa Poetry Prize, open to new as well as established poets, is awarded for a book-length collection of poems written originally in English. Prev...
Deadline: 2020-04-30

Toronto Book Awards
The Toronto Book Awards honour authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto. Authors are only eligible if their submi...
Deadline: 2020-04-30

Cygnus Awards for Science Fiction
Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books in the genre. Winners receive editorial book reviews, $200 cash for grand prize and a chance to...
Deadline: 2020-04-30

Global Ebook Awards
The Global Ebook Awards are more than an honor for the best ebooks published, they offer high-profile publicity for ebook authors, publishers and eboo...
Deadline: 2020-04-30

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 Publishers

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]

New Growth Press
New Growth Press (NGP) publishes gospel-centered, Bible-based materials that provide churches, families, and individuals with resources for perso...
Greensboro, NC   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Festival of Faith and Writing
The biennial writing festival at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrating matters of faith. The Festival of Faith and Writing gather...
Starts: 2020-04-16   [Read More]

Word on the Lake Writers Festival
A major literary event bringing together writers, readers, editors and publishers in an exciting & stimulating three day festival....
Starts: 2020-05-08   [Read More]