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ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST

The 2022 WV Writers Writing Contest announced its winners at the Awards Banquet of the 2022 WVW Summer Writing Conference, June 11, 2022. 

CONTEST WINNERS LIST 2022

2022 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, 2022