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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

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Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished chapbooks for this contest.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Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry.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

Gill Books
Ireland's leading publisher of non-fiction books on politics, history & health, award-winning cookbooks and children's books....
Dublin,   IE   [Read More]

Pragmatic Bookshelf
The Pragmatic Bookshelf publishing imprint is wholly owned by The Pragmatic Programmers, LLC. Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas founded th...
Raleigh, NC   US   [Read More]

Riptide Publishing
Riptide Publishing is a boutique purveyor of some of the finest LGBTQ fiction, romance, and erotica available today. Riptide Publishing seeks to ...
Burnsville, NC   US   [Read More]

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