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The Booklife Prize 2019

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Closing date: 
31 August 2019
Entry: 
Authors with unpublished or self-published novels in 5 categories Entry fee $99
Prize: 
Grand Prize $5,000, category finalists a social media marketing package from BookBaby worth $1,000

The first round of the annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/ kicked off on April 1.

The BookLife Prize is back and and looking for the next great novel.

Now in its fourth year, the BookLife Prize - a writing contest sponsored by Publishers Weekly and BookLife - will be accepting submissions for its Fiction Contest till August 31, 2019.  Read more

Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

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Closing date: 
1 March 2019
Entry: 
Open to writers of any nationality writing in English No entry fee
Prize: 
£15,000 for each Prize plus a publishing deal with Bonnier for Best Unpublished Manuscript

Submissions for the 2019 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize are now open. The international prize is now in its fourth year. Entries are accepted from writers of any nationality, writing in English. The deadline is 1 March.

There are two categories:  Read more

Booklife Prize 2018

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Closing date: 
31 August 2018
Entry: 
Open to all in six categories - Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; Memoir/Autobiography; YA/Middle Grade Entry fee $99
Prize: 
Grand Prize $5,000

The BookLife Prize is an annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/. The Prize seeks to support independent authors and discover great books in six categories: Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; Memoir/Autobiography; YA/Middle Grade.  Read more

Deviant Minds

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Closing date: 
27 April 2018
Entry: 
Open to unagented and unpublished crime or thriller writers who were born or are resident in the UK or Ireland No entry fee
Prize: 
Representation by A M Heath and digital publication by Corvus

Do you have what it takes to become a bestselling crime and thriller writer? Do you spend time day-dreaming about fiendishly complex ways to see off your boss or mother-in-law? Fancy yourself as the next Gillian Flynn or Lee Child? Well, now it's time to put your talent to the test.  Read more

The Booklife Prize in Fiction 2017

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Closing date: 
31 August 2017
Entry: 
Unpublished or self-published novels in the English language are eligible Entry fee $99
Prize: 
Grand Prize $5,000

The BookLife Prize

Discovering Great Books, Supporting New Authors  Read more

Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer award

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Closing date: 
21 May 2017
Entry: 
Women writers resident in the UK who have not had a book published or self-published No entry fee
Prize: 
A publishing contract with Virago including a £7,500 advance

Sarah Savitt, Deputy Publisher at Virago, and Sam Baker, Co-Founder and CEO of The Pool, are thrilled to announce the Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer Award, a competition to find a superlative new female crime writer for Virago - and we want your entries!  Read more

The BookLife Prize in Fiction

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Closing date: 
30 September 2016
Entry: 
Open to all authors of unpublished or self-published novels Entry fee $99
Prize: 
$5,000 Grand Prize, Publishable Critique for Every Entry

The BookLife Prize in Fiction is an annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/. The Prize seeks to support new authors and discover great works of fiction in six categories: Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; YA Fiction; and Middle Grade Fiction.  Read more

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