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Literary Contest

Pacific Northwest Writers' Association presents its

Literary Contest for Unpublished WorkBe Bold and Enter

  • 12 categories. You can enter multiple categories, but only one entry per category
  • Each entry receives 2 critiques
  • Chance to win cash prizes - First Place ($600), Second Place ($250), Third Place ($150)
  • Cost: $35 per entry for current PNWA members;  $50 per entry for non-members
  • There is a $2 processing fee for digital entries to cover the cost of printing out entries and postage and envelopes for mailing back critiques. 
  • Drop off at the Writers' Cottage (317 NW Gilman Blvd., Ste 2, Issaquah, WA 98027) until 6PM Friday, March 23th  Submit online until MIDNIGHT Friday, March 23rd.

 

DEADLINE: ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 23, 2018.

Mail
Paper Entries - Directions HERE.
Online
Digital Entries - Directions HERE.

 

 

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category definitions rules & guidelines FAQ's

Categories
  1. Mainstream/Literary
  2. Historical
       Sponsor: Pam Binder
  3. Romance/Women's Fiction
       Sponsor: Gerri Russell

  4. Mystery/thriller
       Sponsor: Robert Dugoni
  5. Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Paranormal
       Sponsor: Ethan Reid

  6. Young Adult
  7. Middle Grade
  8. Nonfiction/Memoir
       Sponsor: Donna Conrad
  9. Poetry
  10. Short Story
  11. Children's Picture/Chapter Book
  12. Adult Short Topics (articles/essays/memoir)
       Sponsor: 
    Behler Publications

    Benefits

    • Winners are selected by an agent or editor attending our conference.
    • Winners will be announced at the PNWA conference.
    • Winners are invited to attend a private reception to mingle with agents and editors during our 2018 conference.


    Added Details

    • The eight finalists in each category will be notified in July 2018 prior to the PNWA  conference (September 13 - 16, 2018).
    • Finalists who attend the PNWA conference will be given high visibility during the conference.


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