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The Killer Nashville Claymore Award


Thursday, April 30, 2015


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Entry Fees

Claymore Entry Fee $30
Claymore Entry Fee and Manuscript Critique $50


Over $3,000 in prizes, plus possible book advance and book publication, plus possible agent representation.


Enter your unpublished crime literature manuscript in 4 easy steps, and you could win a publishing contract!

Judges will consider any subgenre of mystery or thriller, including political thriller, cozy, police procedural, private eye, romantic suspense, paranormal mystery and historical mystery.

Finalists will be posted on the Killer Nashville website and on our past winners page prior to the conference.

Winners will be announced during the award ceremony at Killer Nashville in 2016.

Information about critiques will be available after the conference.

You do not have to be present to win.

Contact Information

Killer Nashville
P.O. Box 680759
Franklin, Tennessee 37068-0759
(p) 615-599-4032

[email protected]



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