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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

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: 2021-07-30

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards
The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are a set of industry-recognition awards set up by a coalition of Irish booksellers in 2007. The awards are ow...
Deadline: 2021-08-31

Ann Connor Brimer Award
Awarded for a book of fiction or non-fiction written by a living, full-time resident of Atlantic Canada that is readily available in print and that wa...
Deadline: 2021-11-01

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 $75.0...
Deadline: 2021-11-30

BC and Yukon Book Prizes
The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. The prizes are for fiction, non-fictio...
Deadline: 2021-12-01

Aurealis Awards
Any work of speculative fiction written by an Australian citizen or permanent resident and published for the first time during the calendar year is el...
Deadline: 2021-12-10

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

The Book Excellence Awards is d...
Deadline: 2021-12-31

Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize ...
Deadline: 2021-12-31

Danuta Gleed Literary Award
The Danuta Gleed Literary Award was created as a celebration of the life of Danuta Gleed, a writer whose short fiction won several awards before her d...
Deadline: 2022-01-31

Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction
The Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, named to honor prolific science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton (1912-2005...
Deadline: 2022-02-28

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 copyright re...
Deadline: 2022-02-28

Blue Ridge Mountains CWC Directors Choice Awards
Past and present attendees of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference are eligible to submit their published work to this contest. ...
Deadline: 2022-03-01

The Washington Prize
The Washington Prize, awarded annually to a living American or Canadian poet, is $1,500 and book publication for a manuscript of original poetry in En...
Deadline: 2022-03-15

Alberta Book Awards
The Alberta Book Publishing Awards are presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.Categories include: Children’s Books, Scholarly a...
Deadline: 2022-03-31

The Whistler Independent Book Awards
Established in 2016 to recognize excellence in Canadian independent publishing, the Whistler Independent Book Awards offers prizes in two categories: ...
Deadline: 2022-04-30

Recently Added Publishers

Djarabi Kitabs Publishing
Djarabi Kitabs Publishing is a leader in publishing books written by Muslims for both a religious and mainstream audience. In this light, we orga...
Dallas, TX   US   [Read More]

Curiosity House Books
Curiosity House Books Publishing, founded in 2014, is a small press specializing in high-quality non-fiction and children's picture books. ...
Creemore, ON   CA   [Read More]

Black Shuck Books
Launched in 2015 by editor Steve J Shaw, Black Shuck Books is an independent publisher of horror fiction based in the depths of the Kent countrys...
Canterbury, Kent   UK   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the disting...
Starts: 2021-08-25   [Read More]

Bloody Scotland
Priding ourselves as the literary festival where you can let down your hair and enjoy a drink at the bar with your favourite crime writer, we str...
Starts: 2021-09-17   [Read More]

Lubbock Book Festival
This free, two-day long Lubbock Book Festival connects authors and readers through an exciting event to celebrate literacy, creativity, and the w...
Starts: 2021-09-25   [Read More]