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Ozma Awards


Monday, October 31, 2016



Entry Fees



Prizes: Chanticleer Book Reviews runs 14 genre writing competitions during the year, all together there are 78 first place category winners, who receive a Chanticleer prize package (including ribbon, book stickers and digital badge, and an editorial book review and marketing package (over $345 value), 14 grand prize genre winners, who receive $200, and 1 overall grand prize winner, who receives $1,000.

Grand prize winners announced in April 2017 at our Chanticleer Awards Gala. The gala features includes a PNW dinner buffet and is a part of our Chanticleer Authors Conference, which hosts authors from around the world and focuses on the business side of writing.


Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring magic, the supernatural, imaginary worlds, fantastical creatures, legendary beasts, mythical beings or inventions of fancy that author imaginations dream up without a basis in science as we know it. Epic fantasy, high fantasy, sword and sorcery, dragons, unicorns, steampunk, dieselpunk, gaslight fantasy, urban fantasy, or other out of this world fiction.

Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may be published, unpublished, indie or traditional. More eligibility requirements:

Submissions are online, entries must be the full work as PDF or DOC file format. Fee: $55

Genre: Fantasy fiction

Magic, heroes & villains
Coming of age
Steampunk/dieselpunk/gaslight fantasy
Historical fantasy
Modern/urban fantasy
Fairy tale, fable, myth & legend

Contact Information

[email protected] (no email submissions)


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