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WOTR 2019 Writers Competition

Now’s the time to polish your submission!

For the twelfth year, WOTR is accepting submissions of original, previously unpublished work, and you have plenty of time to edit and polish: Must be postmarked no later than Friday February 22, 2019.

Submit 1,000 words or less in nonfiction or fiction, complete as written or as an excerpt, on any theme or subject. $600 in cash prizes will be awarded to winners in both the fiction and nonfiction categories.

Deadline extended! Due to weather and technical difficulties, the WOTR Writers Competition will gladly accept as “on time” entries postmarked by Friday, February 22.

2019 Entry Form and Contest Guidelines

Fun Facts about the Contest History

♦ The 2018 winning submissions