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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

New Letters Editor's Choice Award
We're looking for work that experiments, that crosses the traditional boundaries of genre and form.

Enter your hybrid work - your lyric essays...
Deadline: 2020-10-19

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

Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Established in 1981, the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is administered by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Named in honor of Agnes Lynch Starr...
Deadline: 2021-04-30

Vallum Chapbook Award
Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished chapbooks for this contest. Poems may be on any theme or subject, but must be original and not...
Deadline: 2021-04-30

Fugue Annual Writing Contest
Fugue’s Annual Writing Contest accepts submissions of both poetry and prose (fiction and nonfiction). Multiple submissions are accepted as long ...
Deadline: 2021-05-01

Patricia Cleary Miller Award for Poetry
A poetry entry may contain up to six poems, and those poems need not be related.<br>Please include one cover sheet stating the genre (poetry) an...
Deadline: 2021-05-18

National Book Awards
The National Book Award is one of the nation's most prestigious literary prizes and has a stellar record of identifying and rewarding quality writing...
Deadline: 2021-05-21

Vallum Award for Poetry
Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry. Submit up to 1-3 poems of maximum 60 lines...
Deadline: 2021-07-15

Recently Added Publishers

Afton Press
Afton Press is a not-for-profit publisher of exceptional books that explore and celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of our chosen st...
Edina, MN   US   [Read More]

City Limits Publishing
City Limits Publishing, LLC is a Tennessee-based full service traditional book publisher. We do not charge authors for our publishing services an...
Nashville, TN   US   [Read More]

Business Expert Press
For over ten years, Business Expert Press has been providing faculty with concise, applied, content in all areas of business. Our books are deep ...
New York, NY   US   [Read More]

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