The West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contests for 2021 is now open for submission as of January 4, 2021. The contest entry forms for both the adult and New Mountain Voices contests can be found below, along with the judges list and frequently asked questions list.
For 2021, we will be accepting entries via email with payments being taken care of via Pay Pal.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (UPDATED)
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.