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The 2019 John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award


The SWG is now receiving submissions for the John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award for 2019.

The John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award program of the SWG recognizes excellence in unpublished book-length manuscripts annually. The award rotates between the genres of poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction. In 2019, the genre will be fiction.

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: June 28, 2019 at midnight. Late submissions will not be accepted.

For the application form, and a complete list of rules and the submission guidelines, please visit our website.


For more information, please contact:
Yolanda Hansen, Program Manager
T: 306.790.7743
E: programs@skwriter.com

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