The 1st Annual Braun Book Awards
for writing excellence are now open!

Word Alive Press is now accepting submissions for
fiction & non-fiction manuscripts by Canadian Christian writers.

Please Note: This opportunity is not impacted by COVID-19 and remains open.

One fiction & one non-fiction manuscript will each receive a royalty-based book publishing contract. A select number of secondary winners will also receive prizes, including credit towards publishing.

Submit your manuscript today!
Contest closes May 31, 2020.

Please read our Contest Details carefully before submitting your manuscript.


The Braun Book Awards are named after the founder of Word Alive Press, Jeremy Braun.

His vision was to provide professional publishing services, and access to the Christian bookstores market to Canadian authors. Having recently stepped away from the publishing business, these awards honour his tremendous contribution to Canadian Christian writing.