Events & Workshops

Event Type
Calls Of Interest

Start: June 30, 2022
Yolanda Hansen - Program Manager
Start: June 30, 2022

Call for Submissions - 2022 John V. Hicks Manuscript Award in Fiction

The SWG is now receiving submissions for the 2022 John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award in Fiction.


The John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award recognizes excellence in unpublished book-length manuscripts.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 fiction.


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 Conference in October.


Deadline: June 30, 2022, at midnight. Late submissions will not be accepted.


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