The 2015-2016 Writing Contest is now closed, and we’re reading your submissions.
Thanks for participating – we’ll post the results May 1, 2016
Thank you to our judges!
Ann Harleman, Fiction
Rosemary Daniell, Creative Non-Fiction/ Memoir
Mary Mackey, Ph.D., Poetry
2014-2015 Contest winners
Winning entries are published in a special edition of Bookwoman
Poetry: Diana Whitney for “Curiosity”
Fiction: Allison Har-zvi for “If You’re Ready”
Creative Non-Fiction/Memoir: Diane Kraynak for “Science Project”
Poetry: 2nd Place: Sarah Wolbach: “Words [in transit]“
3rd Place: Michelle Regalado Deatrick: “The Light-Lust of Trees”
Honorable Mention: Tanya Ko Hong: “Comfort Woman”
Fiction: 2nd Place: Vicki deArmon – “Hydroplaning”
3rd Place: Kathleen Spivak – “Moths”
Honorable Mention: Kristen MacKenzie – “Cold Comfort”
Creative Non-Fiction/Memoir: 2nd Place: Renate Stendhal – “Kiss Me Again. She Did.”
3rd Place: J. Martin – “The Only Child”
Honorable Mention: L. Loomis – “Ghost House”
To download the full results, click on the link:
Questions? Email Contest Chairperson: [email protected]
Thank you for your submissions! Proceeds from the contest help support scholarships for writing conferences and other professional development training.
Watch for news on the next WNBA Writing Contest!
This year, the WNBA Writing Contest featured three categories of writing:
- Creative Non-Fiction
Thank you to our judges:
Poetry: Ellen Bass
Fiction: Michelle Hoover
Creative Non-Fiction/Memoir: Dierdre Blair