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Calls Of Interest

Start: June 30, 2021
Yolanda Hansen - Program Manager
Start: June 30, 2021

Call for Submissions - 2021 John V. Hicks Manuscript Award in Poetry

The SWG is now receiving submissions for the 2021 John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award in Poetry.


The John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award recognizes excellence in unpublished book-length manuscripts. The award rotates between the genres of poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction: in 2021, the genre will be poetry.


Prizes are as follows: 1st place:  $1,000; 2nd place: $650; 3rd place: $350. The winners will read from their work at the John V. Hicks Awards Show at SWG's annual Fall Conference in October.


Deadline: June 30, 2021, at midnight. Late submissions will not be accepted.


For the application form and a complete list of rules and the submission guidelines, please visit our website.