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Book Fairs and Literary Festivals

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Upcoming Book Events

Word on the Street Book Fair Toronto
The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is i...
Starts: 2017-09-24   [Read More]

Kingston WritersFest
Kingston WritersFest, a charitable cultural organization, brings the best of contemporary writers to Kingston to interact with audiences and othe...
Starts: 2017-09-27   [Read More]

The annual Canberra speculative fiction conference features panel discussions, books launches and author talks. ...
Starts: 2017-09-29   [Read More]

Irish Writers' Festival
Four days of Irish poetry, fiction, history, film, art and music. Writing workshops and writing contests. Visiting Irish and authors present read...
Starts: 2017-10-05   [Read More]

International Children and Young Adults Book Fair (FILIJ)
For more than three and a half decades, the primary task of the International Book Fair for Children and Youth (FILIJ) is to be a forum open to d...
Starts: 2017-11-10   [Read More]

Miami Bookfair International
The Miami Book Fair International Presented by The Center for Literature and Theater at Miami Dade College is the nation's largest literary event...
Starts: 2017-11-12   [Read More]

Recently Added Publishers

Erotic Pleasures Publishing
Erotic Pleasures Publishing is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts and we would love to see your work! We are currently accepting manuscr...
Las Vegas, NV   US   [Read More]

Whitelocke Publications
Whitelocke Publications is a dynamic start-up company built on its founder’s twenty-year experience in publishing. We specialise...
Oxford, OXON   UK   [Read More]

Wave Books
Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing exceptional contemporary poetry, poetry in transl...
Seattle, WA   US   [Read More]

Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Buxton Poetry Competition
The Buxton Poetry Competition is open to three categories of writers: Children aged up to 11 years old, Young People aged 12 to 17, and Open (18 and ...
Deadline: 2017-09-25

Iowa Short Fiction Award & John Simmons Short Fiction Award
Any writer who has not previously published a volume of prose fiction is eligible to enter the competition.

The manuscript must be a collection...
Deadline: 2017-09-30

Christian Book Awards
The Christian Book Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the religious publishing industry, as well as the oldest. Formerly the Gold Medalli...
Deadline: 2017-09-30