Have you ever gone down a rabbit hole looking for contests and awards to submit your written work to? Carolyn Niethammer has compiled a list to help you on your research journey.
Women Writing the West® (WWW) is proud to announce the 2021 WILLA Literary Award competition Winners and Finalists, representing the best of 2020 published literature for women’s or girls’ stories set in the North American West. WWW, a nonprofit association of writers and other writing professionals writing and promoting the Women’s West, is the underwriter andContinue reading “2021 WILLA Literary Award Winners and Finalists”
Exciting News! The finalists for the 2021 DOWNING Journalism Award are as follows in alphabetical order: Wild Women of the West: Jenny Murphy by Chris Enss, Ripple Effect: Will the West Figure Out How to Share Water? by Sophia Jeremias Living Space by Susan Tweit. Congratulations to all! The winner will be announced at theContinue reading “2021 DOWNING Journalism Award Finalists”
I’m pleased to announce The 2021 Women Writing the West LAURA Short Fiction Award finalists in no particular order: “The Pretender” by Karen Jones “Lila’s Song” by Jane Perry “Mountain Trout” by Heather Ormsby Final placements will be announced during the 2021 Women Writing the West virtual conference in October. Congratulations, ladies!Betsy Betsy Randolph2021 President-ElectTheContinue reading “Finalists Announced – 2021 LAURA Short Fiction Award”
Why adjust The WILLA Literary Award categories? Romantic fiction has been around since the 18th century, but it was Jane Austen who set the world on fire with a new form of fiction focusing on the lives and everyday struggles of female protagonists–particularly their romantic lives. Pride and Prejudice, published in 1811, did not identifyContinue reading “Literature For All”