Annual Manuscript Contests
All Manuscript Contest entries must be submitted by
May 1, 2017.
Deadline Extended to May 5th!
Have you registered for the conference, and still want to enter?
Find out how by logging back into the event site, click on the “Already Registered” link, and enter your email address and your registration confirmation number! You’ll find contest information in the “Other Important Stuff” tab!
Winners in each category will be announced at the PWC Awards ceremony held on
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 4:15 PM (friends and family welcome)
Please note, there is no guarantee that all three prizes will be awarded for each category.
Judges are not Workshop Leaders or PWC Board Members.
Contest Manuscripts will not be returned. Entries that do not meet the submission criteria will be discarded.
Free tuition for the following year’s Philadelphia Writers’ Conference**
50% tuition for the following year’s Philadelphia Writers’ Conference**
$40 Gift Certificate for use at Farley’s Bookstore
* Dinner only registrants are not eligible for the annual contest
** Prize excludes dinner events and special workshops like Master Classes.
To enter our contests, first register for the conference and then go to the “CONTESTS” tab on the Registration site. (note, this link won’t work until you register for the conference)
Words on the Wall Contest
There are no other length, spacing or typing restrictions. Whatever you can fit on that one page is eligible.
Name and address on reverse side only.
Winning entries from previous years’ contests are not eligible.
Prizes are determined by popular ballot and are announced during the Awards Ceremony on Sunday Afternoon.