The SWG is now receiving submissions for the John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award for 2020.
The John V. Hicks Manuscript Award program of the SWG recognizes excellence in unpublished book-length manuscripts annually.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 2020, the genre will be literary non-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 30, 2020, at midnight. Late submissions will not be accepted.