Book Awards and Writing Contests
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The Donner Prize encourages and celebrates excellence in public policy writing by Canadians, on topics of great importance to Canadians. The winner wi...
CLA Young Adult Book Award
This award recognizes an author of an outstanding English language Canadian book which appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18. To be el...
Betty Trask Prize & Awards
The Betty Trask Prize and Awards are for first novels written by authors under the age of 35, who reside in a current or former Commonwealth nation. T...
Arthur C. Clarke Award
The Arthur C. Clarke Award is given for the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year. The award was e...
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...
Cider Press Review Book Award
Submit 48-80 pages of original poetry in English not previously published in book form (individual poems may have been previously published in journal...
IACP Cookbook Awards
The IACP Cookbook Awards honor the authors, publishers, and other contributors behind the best cookbooks published each year.
Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize
Though many writers have helped to shape the history of flash fiction, Ernest Hemingway’s first short-story collection, In Our Time, easily make...
Canadian Science Writers' Association Book Awards
Each year the Canadian Science Writers' Association offers two book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing 1) intended for and ...
Coretta Scott King Book Award
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults ...
Branford Boase Award
The BBA rewards the most promising new writers and their editors. The award is made annually to the most promising book by a first time novelist.Th...
Sophie Brody Award
The Sophie Brody Medal is funded by the Brodart Foundation and is given to encourage, recognize and commend outstanding achievement in Jewish Literatu...
Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing
The Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing was established to recognize and promote literary achievement in the Social Sciences and Humanities fiel...
Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
An award for humor, comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms. Works should be 750 words or less.Entries are ...
Margaret Lawrence Award for Fiction
This award is given to the Manitoba writer whose book is judged to be the best book of adult fiction written in English and published during the calen...
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Upcoming Book Events
Wollongong Writers Festival
The Wollongong Writers Festival celebrates the best and brightest of the south coast, and bring exciting ideas and talent from across the nation....
Starts: 2017-11-24 [Read More]
Northampton Book & Arts Fair
Readings, talks and book signings by fiction writers, graphic novelists, poets, children’s book writers & illustrators, publishing and culi...
Starts: 2017-12-02 [Read More]
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway. Join us January 15-18, 2016 at the historic Se...
Starts: 2018-01-12 [Read More]