Short Story Contest &
Submission Guidelines
Prizes:
First Place: $50
Second Place: $25
Third Place: $15
Honorable mention: Certificate.
 
Member Cost: $10 per manuscript.
Non-Member Cost: $15 per manuscript.

Submit as many entries as you wish.

Submission Guidelines

Submit so that manuscript is received no later than 31 Mar 2020, along with your check for $10, to Columbus Writers Guild, Inc.  Do NOT use registered or certified mail. Manuscript text should be 12-point font, double-spaced on white paper with a one-inch margin on all sides.  Number all pages and attach with a paper clip; no staples, please.  There is a 5,000 (five thousand) word maximum.

Place your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address at the top left of the first page.

Mail your story(ies) via First Class mail in a 9x12 inch envelope to:

Columbus Writers Guild, Inc., P.O. Box 2184, Columbus GA 31901.

Do not fold.

Include a postage-paid, self-addressed envelope so that your manuscript can be returned to you, if you are unable to attend the conference.

Include a SASE or postcard if you wish confirmation of your submission.

Poetry Contest & Submission Guidelines
Prizes:
First Place: $50
Second Place: $25
Third Place: $15
Honorable mention: Certificate.
 
Member Cost: $10 for up to five (5) poems.
Non-Member Cost: $15 for up to five (5) poems.

Submit as many entries as you wish.

Submission Guidelines

Submit so that poem(s) are received no later than 31 Mar 2020, along with your check for $10, to Columbus Writers Guild, Inc. Do not use registered or certified mail.  Poems should be 12-point font, single-spaced, on white paper.  A ten-page maximum is allowed.  Only one poem/portion of a poem per page.  Please attach pages together with a paper clipno staples, please. Each page with a portion is considered as part of the ten-page maximum.

Place your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address at the top left of each poem.  Mail your poem(s) via First Class mail in a 9x12 inch envelope to 

Columbus Writers Guild, Inc., P.O. Box 2184, Columbus GA 31901.  

Do not fold.

Include a postage-paid, self-addressed envelope so that your poem(s) can be returned to you, if you are unable to attend the conference.

Include a SASE or postcard if you wish confirmation of your submission.

One-Act Play Contest & Submission Guidelines
Prizes:

First Place: $50 
Second Place: $25
Third Place: $15
Honorable mention: Certificate.

Member Cost: $10 for each play.
Non-Member Cost: $15 for each play.

Submit as many entries as you wish.

Submission Guidelines

Submit so that one-act play(s) are received no later than 31 Mar 2020, along with your check for $10,  to Columbus Writers Guild, Inc.
Do not use registered or certified mail. Plays should have a running time of 20 minutes or less.  Please submit using 12-point font, single-spaced on white paper.
Please attach pages together with a paper clip;  no staples, please.  Each page with a portion is considered as part of  the ten-page maximum.

 Place your name, address, telephone number and  e-mail address at the top left of each poem.  Mail your poem(s) via First Class mail in a 9x12 inch envelope to:
 
Columbus Writers Guild, Inc.,P.O. Box 2184, Columbus GA 31901.
 
Do not fold.  
 
Include a postage-paid, self-addressed envelope so that your poem(s) can be returned to you, if you are unable to attend the conference.
 
Include a SASE or postcard if you wish confirmation of your submission.

Contest Chair to be determined.  
For questions and/or concerns regarding contests, please email chattwriter@gmail.com.  

Include in the subject line "Contests" so the email can be directed to Scott.  

Note:  Contest Chair and Members of the CWG Contest Committee are ineligible to participate.

Other Contests

We suggest these poetry contests: 

Georgia Poetry Society Contests, click here for the details: http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/contests/

Brick Road Poetry Press Book Contest: http://brickroadpoetrypress.com/poetry-book-contest/

And Columbus State University has the Carson McCullers Literary Awards FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS:  https://english.columbusstate.edu/creativewriting/muccullerswards.php