"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." - Walt Disney

Monday, February 3, 2014

South West Writers Competition

The 32nd Annual South West Writers International Competition is open to all original, unpublished work by English-language writers in 10 categories for novels, creative nonfiction, essay, short stories, children's picture books, and poetry.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:

Mainstream/Literary novel
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller/Adventure novel
Juvenile/YA novel
Women's Fiction
Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror short story
Mainstream/Literary short story
Creative Nonfiction/Memoir
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 February 1 to May 1, 2014 and may be submitted after May 1 until May 15 with payment of a late fee.


shelly said...


shelly said...


Rob-bear said...

I'm probably going to hibernate through this, but I hope you get many delightful entries!

Blessings and Bear hugs!

Nicole said...

Cool! Thanks for sharing, Sylvia.


beautiful blog !

Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

I wonder if you have to live in the Southwest to participate?

Mary Horner said...

Thanks for sharing. Lots of contests!