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Contests and Awards

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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Ventura County Poetry Contest

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2013

The Ventura County Writers Club announced its twelfth annual poetry contest, which includes an exciting audio/visual category to address more forms of poetry. The contest will continue its two youth categories for poets under 18: Division A is open to entrants ages 13 to 18; Division B is open to poets ages 12 and under. […]

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2013 EIFLE Awards

by SusanDaffron on December 31, 2012

2013 EIFLE Awards Nomination Deadline January 31, 2013 Awards Presentation April 3, 2013 in Orlando, Florida Each year, the Institute for Financial Literacy presents the Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards to individuals and organizations that have shown exceptional innovation, dedication, and commitment to the field of financial literacy education. Nomination guidelines and forms […]

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Global E-book Awards

by SusanDaffron on October 24, 2012

Dan Poynter’s Third Annual 2013 Global E-book Awards is open for submissions Accepting entries from e-book authors and publishers in more than 95 categories: E-book released anytime 2011, 2012 or 2013. Application deadline: March 12, 2013 (midnight, Pacific Time). Global E-book Awards Home Page http://globalebookawards.com/ for details. •     A free listing in Publishing Poynters […]

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Los Angeles Book Fest Call for Entries

by SusanDaffron on October 24, 2012

The 2012-2013 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community. The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider entries in general non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, wild card (anything goes!), compilations/anthologies, sequels (for books that are part of a series), photography/art, poetry, romance, and […]

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San Francisco Book Festival Call for Entries

by SusanDaffron on October 24, 2012

The 2013 San Francisco Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the spring and will consider non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, compilations/anthologies, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, history, wild card, gay, photography/art, poetry, unpublished, technology, and spiritual/religious works. There is no date of […]

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Ventura County Writers Club Short Story Contest

by SusanDaffron on September 30, 2012

The 13th Annual Ventura County Writers Club Short Story Contest opens September 1, 2012, and closes on October 15. New youth category added to contest. The top three adult winners will receive a cash prize: first place $500; second place $250; and third place $125. In the youth category, winners will also receive cash prizes: […]

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National Indie Excellence Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2012

The 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards Are Now Open For Submissions! To enter, please send one copy of your book per category entered. Books with publication dates of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 are eligible. Books published anywhere in the world may be submitted as long as they are in English and can be […]

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Beverly Hills Book Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2012

The Beverly Hills Book Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2013 contest. Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2013 and winners and finalists will be announced in March, 2013. Catagories are: Aging, Animals/Pets, Architecture, Art, Arts & Entertainment, Autobiography, Biography, Body/Mind/Spirit, Business, Chick-Lit, Children’s Picture Books, Children’s Easy Readers, Coffee Table, Comedy/Humor, Cookbooks, Faction, […]

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Southern California Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2012

The 2012 Southern California Book Festival has issued a call for published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!), nature/animals, and regional lit. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English or Spanish. […]

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