Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition 2021

Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition 2021


This call for entries is for the 90th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, which is Writer’s Digest’s oldest and most popular contest.


APPLICATION WINDOW

ACTIVE


DEADLINE

7 Jun 2021


PRIZES

Grand Prize winner:
$5,000 in cash
An interview with the author in Writer’s Digest
A paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Conference, including a Pitch Slam slot

1st place winner in each category
$1,000 in cash

2nd place winner in each category
$500 cash

3rd place winner in each category
$250 in cash

4th place winner in each category
$100 in cash

5th place winner in each category
$50 in cash

6th through 10th place winners in each category
A $25 gift certificate for writersdigestshop.com


All top winners will also receive:

A one-year subscription (new or renewal) to Writer’s Digest magazine, discounts on Writer’s Digest University workshops.

The Grand Prize winning piece and the 1st place winning piece in each category will be published on WritersDigest.com.
All other top winners will have their names listed in Writer’s Digest and on WritersDigest.com.

All Honourable Mentions will:
Receive a 20% discount off of purchases made at Writer’s Digest University
Have their names listed on WritersDigest.com.


Note that an entry fee is required.
Poetry entry—$20 for the first entry; $15 for each additional poetry entry.
Manuscript entry—$30 for the first entry; $25 for each additional manuscript entry.


OTHER KEY DATES

May 7, 2021: Early-Bird Deadline. After this date, the entry fee rises to:
Poetry entry—$25 for the first entry; $20 for each additional poetry entry.
Manuscript entry—$35 for the first entry; $30 for each additional manuscript entry.


HOST COUNTRY

United States


Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).



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Credit: Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition 2021 

Date Added: 6 Jan 2021


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