ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST

The winners of the West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contests for 2020 were announced at the 2020 Virtual Awards Banquet.

Congratulations to everyone who won and huge thanks to our judges for 2020 for all their work.

 

2020 WINNERS LIST

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

2020 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