The 2020 Southeastern Writers Contest
Now open to ALL!
You do not have to attend the conference
in order to enter the contest.
Entry fee: Free for SWA members
or $35 fee for Non-members
(this fee will also give you SWA membership for one year
and you may enter as many of the contests listed below as you like
at no extra charge.)
FICTION - NOVELS:
Hal Bernard Memorial Award
Young Adult/Midgrade (YA/MG - short story OR novel)
Purcell Award for Best Novel by First-time Attendee
Vega Award - Speculative Fiction
GT Youngblood for Short Stories
True Crime Writing (fiction OR non-fiction)
Humor Award (poetry OR short story)
Angel Award for Holiday Season
Excellence in Inspirational Writing
Bill Westhead Memorial
Harry Rubin Limerick Award
For detailed entry instructions for each contest, click here.
There will be monetary prizes for all categories.
The entry deadline is May 1, 2020
so start polishing those manuscripts now!