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Sleuthfest 2010 will knock your socks off! Guests of Honor are Stephen J. Cannell and David Morrell! Dates are Feb 25 through 28, 2010. www.sleuthfest.com
The Texas Book Festival will be October 31 to November 1 at the capitol building in Austin.
2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Final deadline is March 20, 2010.
2010 Writers-Editors Network 27th Annual International Writing Competition (formerly CNW/FFWA Florida State Writing Competition). Contest open to all writers. Members of Writers-Editors Network save up to 50% on entry fees. Deadline March 15, 2010. This contest is for both nonfiction and fiction writers and offers a Children’s Literature Division and a Poetry Division. Fees from $5 to $20. [...]
Foreword magazine is seeking submissions from publishers in a number of categories for their Book of the Year awards.
The 2009 New England Book Festival competition is now open for submissions in 22 categories.
View House Publishing announces the first annual short story contest for aspiring writers.
Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award nominations must be received by November 15, 2009.
A Short Story, 1,500-word story and poetry competition from Writer’s Digest. The story contest is in five categories—romance, mystery/crime, science fiction/fantasy, thriller/suspense and horror. Entry Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2009 for the five categories. http://www.writersdigest.com/popularfictionawards Entry Fee: All entries are $15.00 each. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $2,500 cash, $100 worth of Writer’s Digest [...]