First Annual WNBA National Writing Contest!

After years of celebrating published authors, the Women’s National Book Association has decided the time is right to celebrate emerging writers!  The First Annual WNBA National Writing Contest is a chance for the many talented WNBA writers to show off their unpublished work.

The contest judges are Valerie Martin, an award-winning author (Kafka Prize, Orange Prize) and Julie Kane, Poet Laureate, Louisiana, 2011-2013.

The submission period for the contest is May 1st – September 15th, 2012. The following submissions will be accepted:

  • Fiction: 2,500 word limit – may be a short story, or a stand alone excerpt from a novel in progress
  • Poetry: 35 line limit – or one page double spaced

The contest is open to previously unpublished work only. For full details, visit the contest page on the WNBA national website.  Good luck, and happy writing!

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