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Contests and Awards

Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

The 2013 Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its competition honoring the best stories from the world of dogs, cats, horses, wild beasts, birds, insects, reptiles and other creatures great and small. Categories: dogs, cats, birds, horses, insects, fish, reptiles, children’s books, young adult, working animals, wild card (anything […]

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Zoetrope Short Fiction Contest

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

Zoetrope: All-story short-fiction contest. First, second, and third prizes will all receive monetary compensation. The three prize-winners and seven honorable mentions will be considered for representation by William Morris Endeavor, ICM, Regal Literary, the Elaine Markson Literary Agency, Inkwell Management, Sterling Lord Literistic, Aitken Alexander Associates, Barer Literary, the Gernert Company, and the Georges Borchardt […]

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IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

Enter the 26th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ includes fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in both editorial and design. To assist the judges and to ensure they have enough time to review each book, there are two Calls for Entry: one in September 2013, and one in December 2013. FIRST CALL […]

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Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2013

Nominations for the 2014 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award are now open. This award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. This year, nominations are being accepted in 12 categories. Any small publisher can nominate books for the award. Books must be published in 2012 […]

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St. Lawrence Book Award

by SusanDaffron on June 29, 2013

Black Lawrence Press is offering a reduced entry fee for the St. Lawrence Book Award. Regular Deadline: August 31  Regular Entry Fee: $25 Early Bird Deadline: June 30   Early Bird Entry Fee: $20 Full details here: www.blacklawrencepress.submittable.com

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Aesthetica Creative Writing

by SusanDaffron on June 1, 2013

The Aesthetica Creative Writing is now open for entry, offering both existing and aspiring writers the chance to showcase their work to a wider, international audience. Now in its sixth year, the competition celebrates creative writing and nurtures talent, inviting writers to submit imaginative work that pushes the boundaries of the two categories for entry: […]

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Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition is now open for entries! The competition celebrates and champions creative writing, nurturing talent, and bringing work to international attention. Aesthetica is inviting all writers and poets to submit to the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2013. The two categories for entry are Poetry and Short Fiction, and a selection of […]

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Global Book Contest

by SusanDaffron on February 28, 2013

Global Book Contest 2013 and please pass the word to fellow writers about it. The Competition is open to all authors in the United States, Canada and UK. Open to self-published or independent publishers, digital and POD too, for work published January 2011 to present. Grand prize: One-hour book marketing consultation with Brian Jud and […]

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California Book Contest

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2013

Second Annual California Book Contest now seeing submissions. Winners receive reading by agents and consultations by publishing/book promotion professionals. Deadline March 31, 2013. http://bookcontest2013.luckycinda.com/

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Al Blanchard Award Contest

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2013

The Al Blanchard Award Contest for 2013 has officially begun. The prize includes a $100 cash award, publication in Level Best Books’ eleventh anthology of short crime fiction by New England authors, free admission to the Crime Bake conference, and a handsome plaque. Although the award is presented at the Crime Bake in November, the […]

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