This contest is open to any paid member of the League of Utah Writers
NOW - Feb 17th 2022
Feb 18th, 2022
March 3rd, 2023
1st place - $75
2nd place - $50
3rd place - $25
In addition to the cash prizes, the following editors/agents have agreed to review the placed entries: Angie Hodapp, Nicole Eisenbraun, Stacey Kondla, and Chantelle Aimee Osman.
Entries will be judged on Hook, Voice, Character(s), Writing Mechanics, Story, Plot, Formatting, and Overall Impression
Open to all genres (fiction and creative nonfiction) and all categories from children to adult. Five pages maximum in double-spaced professional manuscript format with Courier New font. Only one entry per person. Documents must be in either .doc, .docx, or .pdf
Professional Manuscript Formatting:
Please follow these guidelines when formatting: https://www.shunn.net/format/classic/ with the exception that your name and contact info should NOT be included (you'll be judged blind and this form will collect your contact info). Please only including your title on the cover page and in the header.
We welcome entries showcasing diverse characters and creators. We are not looking for stories with subjects such as graphic rape and/or sexual assault, ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia.