Writing Contest is open to GCWA members and the public — adults 18 and over, and youth 11 to 17. Winners will be announced at the GCWA meeting in May 2023.
Original, unpublished submissions only.
Your entry must be original, in English, unpublished, and unproduced, not accepted by any other publisher or producer before May 1, 2023.
Word count:
Fiction / Nonfiction / Children’s Stories —1500 words maximum
Poetry – 40 lines maximum
Nonfiction includes essay, memoir, and creative nonfiction.

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