Tuesday, 24 June 2014

The Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize



Fiction writers living within 75 driving miles of the Washington (including the District of Columbia, the Baltimore area and Northern Virginia) are invited to submit an electronic copy by email (Use PDF, .doc or rich text format. The subject line of an email submission should read: Fiction Contest_Last Name of Author_First Name of Author.) or TWO paper copies of the manuscript (no foam packing peanuts, please), either a novel or a collection of short stories (no more than 350 pages, double or 1-1/ 2 spaced). A $25.00 reading fee (include manuscript title in “For” line of check) and a stamped, self-addressed reply envelope should be sent by regular mail. Paper manuscripts will not be returned; rather, they will be recycled. The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript. The title page and running head of each copy should contain the title only. Provide name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and title on a separate cover sheet accompanying a paper submission, or in the body of the email with the manuscript attached. A separate page for acknowledgments may be included for individual stories or excerpts previously published in journals and anthologies.

Send electronic copies to wwphpress@gmail.com. Mail paper copies and/or reading fee (check to WWPH) with SASE to:

Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize
C/O Elisavietta Ritchie
P.O. Box 298
Broomes Island, MD 20615

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