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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

Independent Publisher Book Awards
Conducted annually, the Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the world. The awards...
Deadline: 2019-07-13

American Eagle Book Awards
Each year, American Eagle Book Awards recognizes notable works of fiction by self-published or independently published authors whose books were publi...
Deadline: 2019-08-31

CBC Short Story Prize
This annual contest is open to original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words, written by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Cana...
Deadline: 2019-10-31

Catholic Press Book Awards
Both CPA members and non-members may enter the CPA Book Awards. An eligible entrant will be an author of a book or the publishing company. Award wi...
Deadline: 2020-02-15

Word Awards
The Word Awards was established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in the art, craft, practice and ministry of writing and help to raise the profi...
Deadline: 2020-02-15

Exeter Writers Short Story Competition
The competition is open to published and unpublished authors living anywhere in the world and writing in English. Stories must not have been previousl...
Deadline: 2020-02-28

CBC Literary Prizes Nonfiction Prize
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are eligible to enter. For any contestant who has not reached the age of majority in his/her provi...
Deadline: 2020-02-28

Cygnus Awards for Science Fiction
Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books in the genre. Winners receive editorial book reviews, $200 cash for grand prize and a chance to...
Deadline: 2020-04-30

Recently Added Publishers

Optimum Publishing International
Optimum Publishing International is one of Canada’s niche independent trade publishers. Our list includes award-winning military, political, cu...
Toronto, ON   CA   [Read More]

Australian National University Press
ANU Press is a globally recognised leader in open-access academic publishing. We produce fully peer-reviewed monographs and journals across a wid...
Acton, ACT   AU   [Read More]

Monster Ivy Publishing
Monster Ivy publishes Christian/conservative YA fiction—with an edge. Many of our books contain elements of suspense, mystery, dystopia, or the...
Richmond, TX   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Book Events

Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference
Attendees to this conference benefit from a full spectrum of educational lectures, panels, interactive workshops and special events, featuring ve...
Starts: 2019-06-21   [Read More]

Buxton Festival
Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best o...
Starts: 2019-07-05   [Read More]

Ad Astra
Ad Astra is a weekend-long, science fiction, fantasy and horror event with a focus on authors and other creative professionals, held annually in ...
Starts: 2019-07-12   [Read More]