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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.

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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

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Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished chapbooks for this contest.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Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry.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

Common Deer Press
Our mission is to find and publish extraordinary and enduring books for children and teens. Books that change lives. Books that build bridges, co...
Toronto, ON   CA   [Read More]

Bitmap Books
Founded by graphic designer Sam Dyer, Bitmap Books is an award-winning independent publisher of retro gaming books. The company aims to celebrate...
Bath,   UK   [Read More]

Cemetery Dance Publications
Founded by Richard Chizmar in 1988, Cemetery Dance Publications is widely-considered the world's leading specialty press publisher of horror...
Forest Hill, MD   US   [Read More]

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