ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST

The West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contests for 2021 are now closed for submission.  The entries will shortly be sent to the judges and the results will be announced at the awards banquet of our annual writing conference, June 12, 2021 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley.

Our next writing contest will open in January of 2022.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

2021 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