Submissions are accepted until April 30 for material published in the previous year.
- Books: Fiction and non-Fiction, traditional or self-published
- Articles: Magazines, online or printed
- Unpublished Manuscripts
Awards are presented at the Friday Night Roundtable and Awards event in September.
The SDCWG Board of Directors is now accepting entries for the 2011 Writing Awards. Current members, even past winners, are encouraged to submit their best writing published in 2011 for consideration.*
Please send four (4) copies of your books, articles, devotions, poems*, etc. to PO Box 270403, San Diego, California, 92198 (or bring to the Spring Fellowship Event (April 12, 2012). The final deadline is April 30.
The awards event will be held at the conference’s Friday night roundtable (Oct. 2012 at Maranatha Chapel). All entries (except books) may be submitted by sending a PDF formatted copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rules: Material need not be overtly Christian in nature or published by a Christian publisher/magazine but should not be offensive. Maximum of three entries per person. You must be a current member to submit. Past winners are eligible. Board members are ineligible.
New Category: Unpublished Manuscripts
In addition, members can now submit unpublished completed book manuscripts. Also eligible in this category are self-published (non-royalty or subsidized) books. Authors of self-published books (published in 2011) can choose to enter the unpublished manuscript category or the regular, published bookcategory.
To enter the unpublished category, send the first 25 and the last 10 pages of your double-spaced manuscript electronically to email@example.com with subject line: 2011 Award Submission. Please include a title page and the title/author/page number on the upper right hand corner of each page.
The first place winner of this new category will be guaranteed an appointment at the Fall conference with an editor or agent of his or her choice.