The Chaucer Awards for pre-1750 historical fiction Short-list! 1st Place sub-genres are: Pre-Historical Fiction, Ancient Historical Fiction, World/International History (non-western culture historical fiction), Americas-Historical Fiction Pre-1950s, Dark Ages/Medieval, Renaissance, and Elizabethan/Tudor 1600's.

October Spotlight: Two Spooktacular Contests in Time for All Hallows Eve

October is upon us bringing tricks, treats, and fanciful delights in the form of submissions to the brand new OZMA Awards for Fantasy Fiction and the long running Paranormal Awards for Supernatural Fiction. We can't wait to see what kind of submissions we get this year. Get your manuscripts ready! The deadline is October 31.

September Spotlight: Fall leaves shed to make way for new beginnings, and a new contest from Chanticleer!

Your book could earn a place in Chanticleer Reviews Hall of Fame for 2016 Best Books. All you have to do is to enter your manuscript or published novel in these terrific contests!

The 2016 FINALISTS for the DANTE ROSSETTI Awards for Young Adult Fiction – Official Listing

Announcing the 2016 Young Adult Fiction Finalists who made the short-list in the Dante Rossetti Awards.

The GERTRUDE WARNER 2016 Awards for Middle Grade Chapter Books – Official Finalist List

Congratulations to these Finalists who will compete for The Gertrude Warner Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres. The subgenres are: Contemporary Middle Grade, Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, Mysteries, Historical, and Adventure.

The M&Ms, Chanticleer’s Mystery & Mayhem Novel Contest Official Finalist List for 2016

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring "mystery and mayhem", amateur sleuthing, light suspense, travel mystery, classic mystery, British cozy, hobby sleuths, senior sleuths, or historical mystery, perhaps with a touch of romance or humor. We have put the entries to the test and these are the titles that have made the first cut to the SHORT LIST.

The JOURNEY AWARDS for Narrative Non-fiction 2016 Official Finalist List

We are pleased to announce the JOURNEY Awards Official Finalists List for 2016, otherwise known as the "Short List" from all the 2016 entries received.

The CYGNUS AWARDS for Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction 2016 Official Finalist List

We are pleased to announce the CYGNUS Awards Official Finalists List for 2016, otherwise known as the "Short List." The Official Finalists Listing is comprised of entries that have passed the first three rounds of judging from the entire field of entrants.

What’s the big deal with 1750? Contest Spotlight: June brings us TWO historical writing competitions

June is the perfect time to tidy up your historical fiction novel and submit it to one of our contests. In previous years all of our Historical Fiction was judged under the Chaucer awards. But we had so many entries in 2015 that we had to divide it into two novel competitions. There are too […]

Contest Spotlight: The youthful blush of May brings us TWO writing competitions seeking books for young readers

Everyone knows April showers bring May flowers, and what better way to celebrate the blossoming of the year than by seeking submissions of books intended for young readers. This year we also celebrate the birth of a brand new award. The Dante Rossetti awards for young adult fiction have grown so large, that we had to […]