2018 Submissions Are Open!

Each year, the FAPA President’s Book Awards program recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production for North American authors and publishers. Librarians, book industry professionals, and educators from Florida and other states will judge content, theme, layout, and cover design elements.

FAPA awards gold, silver, and bronze medals to finalists in each category. Winners are announced by email and listed on the FAPA website in early July. All category winners receive their medal, a digital certificate, and 10 medal decals at the FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet. FAPA issues a press release announcing the winners that can be sent to the media and used on an author’s website, blog, and on social media.

For 2018, eligible books may be entered in forty-three categories.  There are also two separate cover design categories.  Please see the 2018 Submission Guidelines below.  Discounts are available for Early Bird Submissions. The Early Bird Submissions deadline is February 28, 2018. The final submission deadline is May 21, 2018.

For more information and to submit a book, please visit https://fapa.submittable.com/submit

2018 GCWA Writing Contest

GCWA

GCWA will be accepting entries for the 2018 Writing Contest from October 21, 2017 through January 31, 2018.

Writing Contest is open to GCWA members and the public. Categories are Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Stories. The winners submissions will be posted on the website and may appear in the summer issue of Ft. Myers Magazine. Winners will be announced at the GCWA meeting April 21, 2018. List of winners will be posted on our website by April 31, 2018.

For more information and entry form click here.

Writing Contests from Booksie

The Booksie 2017-2018 Short Story Contest
$5.95 ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 28, 2018. One grand prize winner will receive $600, and exposure on the Booksie.com website, which receives millions of readers per month. Two runner-ups will receive $150 and exposure on the website. The short stories can be of any topic. We’re looking for most interesting, original stories that will make us laugh, cry and see the world in a slightly different way.
The Booksie 2017-2018 Young Writer Short Story Contest
NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 28, 2018. This contest is for students between the ages of 13-18. One grand prize winner will receive $300, and exposure on the Booksie.com website, which receives millions of readers per month. Two runner-ups will receive $75 and exposure on the website. The short stories can be of any topic. We’re looking for most interesting, original stories that will make us laugh, cry and see the world in a slightly different way.

Submit your best short fiction stories!
Deadline December 15, 2017

We’ll make this quick. Writer’s Digest is on the prowl for standout short stories in 1,500 words or fewer.

Think your short story has what it takes? Enter it in the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for a chance to win $3,000 in cash, a paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, recognition in the pages of Writer’s Digest and more.

Make your story bold, brilliant and of course, make it brief.

Enter today!

 

President’s Book Awards


2018 President’s Book Awards Submissions
Are Open!

Each year, the FAPA President’s Book Awards program recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production for North American authors and publishers. Books published between January 2017 and May 2018 are eligible for this year’s awards. Eligible books may be entered in forty-three categories.  There are also two separate cover design categories.   Discounts are available for Early Bird Submissions. The Early Bird Submissions deadline is February 28, 2018. The final submission deadline is May 21, 2018.

For more information and to submit a book, please visit https://fapa.submittable.com/submit or click on the button below.

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