Annual Writing Contest

SWW-Contest HeaderThe 32nd Annual SWW Writing Competition will take online submissions beginning February 1, 2014. Early deadline is May 1, late deadline is May 15.

The 2014 contest has 10 categories for novels, creative nonfiction/memoir, essay, short stories, children’s picture books, and poetry. Categories have been changed for 2014. Please read “Contest Rules” carefully. A total of $6,500 is awarded in cash prizes. Winners are selected by professional literary agents or editors unaffiliated with SouthWest Writers.

A First, Second, and Third Place winner will be judged in each of 10 categories. Prizes:

$300 First Place  |   $200 Second Place  |  $150 Third Place