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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Authors with unpublished or self-published novels in 5 categories Entry fee $99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

The International Rubery Book of the Year Award 2019

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Closing date: 
31 March 2019
Entry: 
Open to all writers internationally who have published or self-published their work Entry fee £37
Prize: 
£1500 plus £150 for at least three category winners

The Rubery Prize is a prestigious international book award seeking the best books by indie writers, self published authors and books published by independent presses, judged by reputable judges.

It is open to all writers internationally and is awarded to a book published in print or ebook form. Books published by independent presses and self published books are eligible to enter  Read more

Urban YA competition

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Closing date: 
30 November 2018
Entry: 
Open to any writer living in the UK, agented or without an agent, for a first YA novel No entry fee
Prize: 
£1000 and possible publication by Everything with Words

Shortlist to be judged by Patrice Lawrence, author of Orangeboy.  Read more

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018

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Closing date: 
31 July 2018
Entry: 
Open to all 13-17 year-olds worldwide No entry fee
Prize: 
Top 15 winners win mentoring and a life-changing residential writing course

The Poetry SocietyLively and well-presented UK site supporting poetry with 4,000 members internationally and some thoughtful content. www.poetrysociety.org.uk's Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is an opportunity for any young poet aged 11-17 to accelerate their writing career. Since it was founded in 1998 the Award has kick-started the career of some of today's most exciting new voices, such as Sarah Howe, Jay Bernard and Helen Mort.  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

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

The International Rubery Book Award 2017

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Closing date: 
31 March 2017
Entry: 
Open to all fiction books by indie writers, self-published authors and books published by independent presses Entry fee £36
Prize: 
First Prize £1500 plus guaranteed read by London agent MBA

The Rubery Prize is a prestigious international book award seeking the best books by indie writers, self published authors and books published by independent presses, judged by reputable judges. Creative writing is such a key part of life for those who enjoy writing yet it is increasingly difficult to become traditionally published.  Read more

The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Competition

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Closing date: 
6 February 2011
Entry: 
Eligibility: open to unpublished and self-published writers with an English-language novel manuscript , who can submit their work between Jan. 24 and Feb. 6, 2011.
Prize: 
Two grand prizes, one for general fiction and one for best young adult novel. Each winner will be published by the Penguin Group.

The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Competition

Amazon.com and Penguin Group announced the fourth annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award competition, an international competition for the next great popular novel.

Entry into the competition launched on 24 January

Deadline: 6 February 2011  Read more

A Story For Our Times 2011

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Closing date: 
14 April 2011
Entry: 
Eligibility: 16-18 in the UK Penguin Books in collaboration with the Daily Telegraph are inviting anyone in the UK between 16-18 years old to write a short story that reflects the contemporary world.
Prize: 
The winning story will be published in the Daily Telegraph and on the Penguin website

A Story For Our Times

Could you be the next John le Carré?

Deadline: 14 April 2011

Eligibility: 16-18 in the UK  Read more

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011

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Closing date: 
31 July 2011
Entry: 
No entry fee The top UK award for young poets aged 11-17. Open to UK residents only.
Prize: 
100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners)

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011

100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners)

Deadline: 31 July 2011

 No entry fee  Read more

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