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Gulf Coast Writers Association Writing Contest 2023


Tuesday, January 31, 2023


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Entry Fees

Non-Members: $20/1st submission, $10/each additional entry;
GCWA Members: $10/1st submission, $5/each additional entry


Prizes per category:
1ST PLACE - $100
2ND PLACE - $50
3RD PLACE - $25
Additionally, 1st place winners in Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry will receive a 2-yr Duotrope subscription ($100 value) courtesy of Duotrope®.


Online electronic submissions only, no snail mail. Word docs only, no PDF or other format. Entry form available at beginning November 1, 2022. Entries must be original, in English, unpublished, and unproduced, not accepted by any other publisher or producer before April 1, 2023. Categories and word count info:
Fiction / Nonfiction / Children’s Stories —1500 words maximum
Poetry – 40 lines maximum

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Contact Information

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