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2020 Writers Competition

2020 Writers Competition

Time to spin a new tale or search your files, edit and polish and take your chances! Starting November 15, the Write On The River Writers Competition will begin accepting short fiction or nonfiction work (1000 word maximum) with a final submission date of February 1, 2020.

$1200 in cash prizes will be awarded to the three winners in each genre.

Expect some user-friendly changes: on-line submissions, central and eastern Washington writers only, and critiques mailed courtesy of WOTR. Also, your entry (1,000 words or less) may be short story or essay form, or an excerpt from a longer work, but this year the judges will read all entries as unified and complete.

Click here to read the text of 2019 winning submissions. For competition guidelines, format and entry form: