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The John V. Hicks Manuscript Award 2018

The John V. Hicks Manuscript Awards program of the SWG recognizes three unpublished book-length manuscripts annually. The award rotates between the genres of poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction. In 2018, the genre will be poetry.

Prizes are as follows: 1st place:  $1,000; 2nd place: $650; 3rd place: $350. The winners will read from their work at the John V. Hicks Awards at SWG's annual Fall Conference (expenses paid).

Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked by the last working day of June each year.

In 2018, the deadline is June 30. If you are sending material close to this date, please consider Xpress Post, Priority Post, courier, or special delivery. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Please read the complete list of rules and the submission guidelines carefully.

For more information please contact Tracy Hamon at programs@skwriter.com or 306-791-7743.

We do not accept submissions in hard-copy or Word documents. Submissions can be sent as PDFs by email to swgpr@skwriter.com, or mailed on a USB stick to:

Mailing Address
Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
Box 3986
Regina, SK  S4P 3R9   

Courier Or Drop-Off Address
Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
Suite 100-1150 8th Avenue
Regina, SK  S4R 1C9


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