Writing Competitions Pricing and Deadlines

WD’s writing competitions recognize writing excellence on a global scale. See below for pricing and deadline information. All entry fees are due in U.S. Dollars. Entry fees can be paid by credit card/debit card (MC, V, AMEX & DISC) or by check, made payable to Writer’s Digest, drawn on a US bank, in US funds (this includes cashier’s checks & money orders).

ANNUAL WRITING COMPETITION
SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS
POPULAR FICTION AWARDS
SELF-PUBLISHED EBOOK AWARDS
POETRY AWARDS
SHORT SHORT STORY COMPETITION


ANNUAL WRITING COMPETITION

Early-Bird Deadline: May 6, 2019

  • 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.

Deadline: June 3, 2019

  • 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.

Extended Deadline: June 24, 2019

  • 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.

Additional entry discounts only apply to for each additional entry submitted during the same transaction/checkout.No matter the entry method, all deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date.The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in entries/materials must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, at listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries. Mailed in entries can take up to 60 days (after the entry deadline) to process.

Shipping address for mailed in entries:

Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

 

SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS

Early-Bird Deadline: April 1, 2019

  • First entry—$99
  • Each additional entry—$85

Deadline: May 1, 2019

  • First entry—$125
  • Each additional entry—$95

Deadline: May 31, 2019

  • First entry—$125
  • Each additional entry—$95

Additional entry discounts only apply to for each additional entry submitted during the same transaction/checkout.No matter the entry method, all deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date.The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in entries/materials must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, at listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries. Mailed in entries can take up to 60 days (after the entry deadline) to process.

Shipping address for all in entries:

Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

 

POPULAR FICTION AWARDS

Early-Bird Deadline: September 16, 2019

  • All entries—$25
  • Each additional entry—$20

Deadline: October 14, 2019

  • First entry—$30
  • Each additional entry—$25

 

All deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date.The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in payments must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, as listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries.

Shipping address for payments:

WD Popular Fiction Awards

Payment Center
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

SELF-PUBLISHED EBOOK AWARDS

Early-Bird Deadline: August 1, 2019

  • First entry—$99
  • Each additional entry—$85

Deadline: September 3, 2019

  • First entry—$125
  • Each additional entry—$95

Extended Deadline: September 23, 2019

  • First entry—$125
  • Each additional entry—$95

Additional entry discounts only apply to for each additional entry submitted during the same transaction/checkout.No matter the entry method, all deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date. The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in payments must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, as listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries. Mailed in payments can take up to 60 days (after the entry deadline) to process.

Shipping address for mailed in payments:

WD Self-Publishe Ebook Awards

Payment Center
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

 

 

POETRY AWARDS

Early-Bird Deadline: October 1, 2019

  • First entry—$20
  • Each additional entry—$15

Deadline: November 1, 2019

  • First entry—$25
  • Each additional entry—$20

Additional entry discounts only apply to for each additional entry submitted during the same transaction/checkout.No matter the entry method, all deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date. The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in payments must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, as listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries. Mailed in payments can take up to 60 days (after the entry deadline) to process.

Shipping address for mailed in payments:

WD Poetry Awards

Payment Center
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

SHORT SHORT STORY COMPETITION

Early-Bird Deadline: November 15, 2019

  • First entry—$25
  • Each additional entry—$20

Deadline: December 16, 2019

  • First entry—$30
  • Each additional entry—$25

 

All deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date.The deadline at which time you are entering, is also the date that all related materials (when applicable) must be shipped. Mailed in payments must deliver within 5 days of the current posted entry deadline, at listed on the website at the time of your submission. For proof of delivery, please track your package with your shipper – we are not able to confirm individual deliveries. Mailed in payments can take up to 60 days (after the entry deadline) to process.

Shipping address for mailed in payments:

(Competition Name)
4445 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 470, Blue Ash, OH 45242

 

ANNUAL WRITING COMPETITION
SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS
POPULAR FICTION AWARDS
SELF-PUBLISHED EBOOK AWARDS
POETRY AWARDS
SHORT SHORT STORY COMPETITION