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#Contest for Books and #Novels

January 15, 2013 Leave a comment

The Amazon Breakthrough Novel award is open until January 27, 2013. No entry fee. Click here for details.

Contest For Unpublished Mystery Writers

January 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Poisoned Pen Press has just announced a contest open to writers who have not published a full-length book in the mystery genre. The winner will receive $1,000, a publishing contract, and the Discover Mystery Award. The deadline is April 30th, 2012, and the details are here.

Call For Self-Pubbed/Indie Authors and Publishers

January 22, 2012 Leave a comment

The http://www.indiebookawards.com/ invites entries from  indie book authors and publishers – including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors.

Open to independent publishers and authors worldwide who have a book written in English with a 2011 or 2012 copyright date.

Click here for details.

Commonwealth Debut Novel and Short Story Contest

October 19, 2011 Leave a comment

If you come from any one of the Commonwealth Group of countries, there’s a contest in it for you. From the press release:

“Awarded for best first book, the Commonwealth Book Prize is open to writers who have had their first novel (full length work of fiction) published between 1 January and 31 December 2011. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £10,000. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2000-5000 words). Regional winners receive £1,000 and the overall winner receives £5,000. The winners will be announced in June 2012.”

Details at http://www.commonwealthwriters.org.

Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

April 20, 2011 1 comment

Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. A few of interest:

FICTION – “A Visit from the Goon Squad” by Jennifer Egan (Alfred A. Knopf)

DRAMA – “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris

HISTORY – “The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery” by Eric Foner (W. W. Norton & Company)

BIOGRAPHY – “Washington: A Life” by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)

POETRY – “The Best of It: New and Selected Poems” by Kay Ryan (Grove Press)

GENERAL NONFICTION – “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)

MUSIC – “Madame White Snake’” by Zhou Long, premiered on February 26, 2010 by Opera Boston at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.

Click here   for details.

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