The 32nd Annual South West Writers International Competition is open to all original, unpublished work by English-language writers in 10 categories for novels, creative nonfiction, essay, short stories, children's picture books, and poetry.
Prizes: $300 First Place, $200 Second Place, and $150 Third Place in each of the 10 categories. Winners are selected by agents or editors unaffiliated with South West Writers in the categories of:
Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror short story
Mainstream/Literary short story
Children's Picture Book
First Place winning entries in prior SWW contests may NOT be resubmitted for judging in 2014.
Visit swwcontest.com for complete rules and entry form. Entries are open from and may be submitted after with payment of a late fee.