ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST

The West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contests for 2022 will open on January 3, 2022. The winners will be announced at the awards banquet of our annual writing conference, June 11, 2022 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley.

Download the 2022 Contest form Download the 2022
New Mountain Voices Contest form

 

You may view the full WINNERS LIST at this LINK.  

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

2022 JUDGE BIOS

FACTS ABOUT THE CONTEST

  • Established in 1982

  • The state's largest writing competition.

  • Adult contest open to West Virginia residents and members of WV Writers, Inc., adult or college-level.

  • New Mountain Voices Student Writing Contest (with different writing categories for grades 1-5, 6-8 and 9-12)

  • Over $122,000.00 in prize money awarded since 1982.


Competition Winners from Years Past
2001, 2002, 2003,
2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009
2010, 2011, 2012,
2013, 2014, 2015,
2016, 2017, 2018,
2019, 2020, 2021