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2014 Nautilus Book Awards – CALL FOR ENTRIES SPECIAL EARLY SUBMISSION OPENS SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 Nautilus Awards is seeking Better Books for a Better World! Celebrating 15 years, this international book award organization is deeply committed to honoring books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, communities and global citizens. Dedicated to excellence and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Writer’s Digest Conference, brings together writing instructors, inspirational keynotes, and the ever-popular pitch slam. Learn about the craft of writing, getting published, new publishing opportunities, and promoting work. Network with other writers, speak one-on-one with editors and agents, and work on your pitch. For the first time, the Writer’s Digest Conference is offering a special […]
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 […]
LeftCoast Crime, March 20-23, 2014: Portola Hotel, Monterey, California. Thursday, March 20: Sue Grafton. Friday-Saturday, March 21-22: Cara Black and Louise Penny interviews. Sunday, March 23: Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini Interviews. Sunday, March 23: Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Led by Jan Burke & Jerrilyn Farmer. Workshop Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. […]
In Albany, New York, at the EmpireStatePlaza September 19-22, 2013, the 44th Bouchercon, the world’s leading convention for crime fiction readers, writers and others, honoring our guests Sue Grafton, P.C. Doherty, Tess Gerritsen, Steve Hamilton and more. Go to www.regonline.com/bcon2013 to register online. http://bcon2013.com/ for details.