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Writing & Poetry Contests

While you are probably not going to win a Pulitzer Prize for your writing, there are dozens of other awards that you might very well win. Being able to add the words, "Award Winning" to your book and all its marketing material can lead to thousands of additional book sales.


2012 Green Book Festival

'SAN FRANCISCO_ The 2012 Green Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring books that contribute to greater understanding, respect for and positive action on the changing worldwide environment.'

Website: http://www.greenbookfestival.com/
Phone: NA
Address: 7095 Hollywood Blvd -. Suite 864 - Hollywood, CA - 90028

2012 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL

'The 2012 San Francisco Book Festival will consider non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children\'s books, compilations/anthologies, teenage, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, audio/spoken word, history, wild card, gay, photography/art, poetry, unpublished, travel and spiritual works. There is no date of publication deadline.'

Website: http://www.sanfranciscobookfestival.com/
Phone: 323-665-8080
Address: 7095 Hollywood Boulevard - Suite 864 - Hollywood, CA - 90028-0893

7th Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards Competition

'We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all.
Deadline: December 3, 2012'

Website: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/poetry?et_mid=533226&rid=3027975
Phone: NA
Address: 8469 Blue Ash Road - Suite 100 - Cincinnati, OH - 45236

7th Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards Competition

'We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all.
Deadline: December 3, 2012'

Website: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/poetry?et_mid=533226&rid=3027975
Phone: NA
Address: 8469 Blue Ash Road - Suite 100 - Cincinnati, OH - 45236

81st Annual Writer’s Digest WRITING COMPETITION COLLECTION

'Enter the 81st Annual Writing Competition and gain access to agents, to editors, to your peers, to readers. Winning entries will be on display in the 81st Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection and entrants will gain the spotlight they deserve.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2012'

Website: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/writers-digest-annual-competition?et_mid=533226&rid=3027975
Phone: NA
Address: 8469 Blue Ash Road - Suite 100 - Cincinnati, OH - 45236

Benjamin Franklin Awards™

'Named in honor of America\'s most cherished publisher/printer, the Benjamin Franklin Awards™ recognizes excellence in independent publishing. Publications, grouped by genre are judged on editorial and design merit by top practitioners in each field.

The trophies are awarded to the best books in several categories and are presented to the publishers during a gala awards ceremony on the last evening of the Publishing University (just before the opening of Book Expo America).'

Website: http://ibpabenjaminfranklinawards.com/
Phone: 310-546-1818
Address: 1020 Manhattan Beach Blvd - Suite 204 - Manhattan Beach, CA - 90266

The Indie Excellence Awards

'The tides of change are in constant motion in book publishing today. And terminology is changing and getting used in different ways. The Indie Excellence Awards is open to and celebrates small presses, independent presses, hybrid-publishers and self-published work.'

Website: http://indieexcellence.com/
Phone: 866-234-0626
Address: 269 S. Beverly Drive - #1065 - Beverly Hills, CA - 90212

Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

'Each year, Writer’s Digest honors self-published authors with the Annual Self-Published Book Awards.We’re proud to be in our 20th year of spotlighting today’s self-published works. This could be your year. Whether you’re a professional writer, a part-time freelancer or a self-starting student, here’s your chance to enter the only competition exclusively for self-published books.
DEADLINE: April 20, 2012'

Website: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/selfpublished?et_mid=533226&rid=3027975
Phone: NA
Address: 8469 Blue Ash Road - Suite 100 - Cincinnati, OH - 45236



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