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Dahlonega Literary Festival
The Dahlonega Literary Festival is an annual celebration of books that takes place in March. Situated in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, it is an intimate festival about books and authors with a mission to promote interaction between readers and writers in a...
Ends: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Monroeville Literary Festival
Meet renowned writers, enjoy delicious food, discuss thought-provoking literary works and more--all in the courtroom made famous in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. ...
Ends: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Southwest Florida Reading Festival
There is something for all ages to experience at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. Everyone enjoys the multiple stages with the celebrity authors who share ‘inside scoop’ about their latest books or what makes a story idea click for them. You wi...
Ends: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Charlotte S. Huck Children’s Literature Festival
Each year, the festival brings together educators, librarians, parents, students, authors, illustrators, editors, and those interested in children’s literature for a unique combination of full conference and small group sessions. ...
Ends: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Ennis Book Club Festival
An annual festival and social literary gathering for book club members and readers running since 2007 in Ireland’s friendliest town. A weekend of events takes place on the first weekend of March annually...
Ends: 2024-03-03   [Read More]

Perth Festival
Perth Festival is a not-for-profit multi-arts festival that brings world class performance, music, film, visual arts and literary events to Perth, Western Australia, every summer....
Ends: 2024-03-03   [Read More]

Bay Tales Live
Noir at the Bar Bay event will be held on Friday night, Saturday features a full day of book festival filled with fantastic authors reading and talking about their craft, followed by an evening of fun on Saturday night. Sunday morning will feature a podca...
Ends: 2024-03-03   [Read More]

Adelaide Writers’ Week
Adelaide Writers’ Week, known locally as Writers’ Week or WW, is a large and mostly free literary festival held annually in Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. Considered one of the world’s pre-eminent literary events, it forms part of the Ade...
Ends: 2024-03-07   [Read More]

Farnham Literary Festival
Author talks, panel discussions and readings offer a relaxed opportunity to hear about new or popular works and to hear about writers’ motivations and interests, while at workshops you can develop your own writing skills and explore your creativity. The...
Ends: 2024-03-10   [Read More]

Jewish Book Week
Jewish Book Week is a literary festival in London, held annually in February and March, that explores Jewish literature, ideas and culture. The festival was founded in 1952 and since 2012 it has been presented at Kings Place....
Ends: 2024-03-10   [Read More]

Festival News

Teen Book Festival taking shape
The 2024 Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival will be held Saturday, March 9, in the Rossford Junior High School, from9 a.m. t0 3:30 p.m. 701 ...
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Savannah Book Festival returns for 17th year
The Savannah Book Festival returned for their 17th year. They hosted more than 30 authors in 6 different venues Saturday.
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Writers, artists meet their match for third annual Art & Words Festival
The festival, now in its third instance since inception by the Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society, this year attracted a record number of ...
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What are the greatest American novels in 2024? Tulane Book Fest, The Atlantic take a look.
... writers and authors Clint Smith and Jemele Hill; and a conversation between novelist Jesmyn Ward and Hill. And, the 3-year-old festival will once ...
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Alexandra Palace launches new literary festival featuring Natalie Haynes and Lemony Snicket
North London Book Fest will feature four days of readings, panel discussions and workshops at Alexandra Palace.
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Upcoming Events

Dahlonega Literary Festival
The Dahlonega Literary Festival is an annual celebration of books that takes place in March. Situated in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, it is an in...
Starts: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Southwest Florida Reading Festival
There is something for all ages to experience at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. Everyone enjoys the multiple stages with the celebrity a...
Starts: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Adelaide Writers’ Week
Adelaide Writers’ Week, known locally as Writers’ Week or WW, is a large and mostly free literary festival held annually in Adelaide, the cap...
Starts: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Jewish Book Week
Jewish Book Week is a literary festival in London, held annually in February and March, that explores Jewish literature, ideas and culture. The f...
Starts: 2024-03-02   [Read More]

Texas Storytelling Festival
Join the masters of storytelling at the Texas Storytelling Festival in Denton, Texas. Held over four days, this festival brings together the best...
Starts: 2024-03-07   [Read More]

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Book Awards News

LA Times book prize finalists announced
The finalists for the 44th Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were revealed Wednesday morning.
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Reputed science fiction award excluded authors who might offend the 2023 event host China
... finalists despite earning enough votes, said the nbcnews.com report ... Some books, like Kuang’s Babel - which won the 2023 British Book Award for ...
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Unleashing Imagination: The PBS Reno Writers Contest for Young Storytellers
As we look towards the closing date for submissions, the PBS Reno Writers Contest stands as a beacon of inspiration, illuminating the path for ...
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Telling Women’s Stories Writing Contest: Deadline March 1
Each submission should focus on the lived experiences of women, but authors of all gender identities are encouraged to submit. Entries will be ...
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Two Palestinian novels among finalists for 2024 Arab Booker Prize
Each of the six finalists will receive $10,000, and the winner, to be announced on the eve of the Abu Dhabi Book Fair in late April, will be awarded ...
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Upcoming Award Deadlines

High Plains Book Award
The High Plains Books Awards recognize regional authors and/or literary works which examine and reflect life on the High Plains. The High Plains regio...
Deadline: 2024-03-08

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award is an annual award presented by the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to the a...
Deadline: 2024-03-15

The Washington Prize
The Washington Prize, awarded annually to a living American or Canadian poet, is $1,500 and book publication for a manuscript of original poetry in En...
Deadline: 2024-03-15

Carol Awards
The Carol Awards are ACFW’s recognition for the best Christian fiction published by traditional publishing houses in the previous calendar year. Beg...
Deadline: 2024-03-15

City of Fremantle Hungerford Award
The Hungerford Award is open to unpublished full-length works of fiction or narrative non-fiction by Western Australian authors. Those from outside th...
Deadline: 2024-03-15

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