Competitions

Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards

Writer’s Digest hosts the 4th Annual Self-Published eBook Awards. This competition spotlights today’s self-published works and honors self-published authors. This is your chance to win $5,000 in cash, a feature article about you in the May/June 2017 issue, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference!

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Self-Published eBook Awards

DEADLINE: 09/01/16
Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published eBook Awards iscurrently accepting entries. This is the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for self-published ebooks.

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Poetry Awards

DEADLINE: 10/03/2016
Writer’s Digest’s only competition exclusively for poetry, the Annual Poetry Awards, is currently open for entries. Winners are awarded for cash and prizes for their poetry.

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Popular Fiction Awards

DEADLINE: 09/15/16
Writer’s Digest’s Popular Fiction Awards is now accepting entries. This is the only Writer’s Digest competition that celebrates short fiction in today's most popular genres. Winners will appear in our May/June issue.

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Self-Published Book Awards

CLOSED
Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published Book Awards is not currently accepting entries. This is the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for self-published books.

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Annual Writing Competition

CLOSED
Writer’s Digest’s oldest and most popular competition, the Annual Writing Competition, is no longer accepting entries. Winners will be announced in our December issue. Also, check back in November for our 86th Annual competition.