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 […]

The Official List of the Chanticleer 2015 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions

The Grand Prize Genre Winners of the 2015 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions were announced at the annual 2016 awards ceremony that was held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash. Congratulations!

The SOMERSET Awards for Contemporary & Literary Fiction 2015 First Place Category Winners

The SMainstream Contemporary Fiction Awardsomerset Awards Writing Competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of  Contemporary/Literary Fiction. The SOMERSET Awards is a division of Chanticleer International Novel Writing Competitions.

We are honored to announce the 2015 SOMERSET Awards Official First Place […]