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Georgia Tapestry Award: Atlanta Christian Writers Retreat

The 2016 Georgia Tapestry Awards

Any Word Weaver is eligible to enter. You do not have to attend the retreat in order to enter, but winners will be announced at the fall retreat in August.



  • Middle Grade/Young Adult
  • Short Nonfiction (Articles/Devotionals/Blogs)
  • Short Fiction (less than 10,000 words, includes flash)
  • Book Length Fiction
  • Book Length Nonfiction


*There is a $10 entry fee per piece submitted. You may enter more than one piece and more than one category. MAKE CHECKS OUT TO WORD WEAVERS INTERNATIONAL.


*For Short Nonfiction, and Short Fiction (including Flash Fiction), email the whole manuscript.


*For Book-length works (anything over 10,000 words) please email the first ten pages, along with a one page synopsis.


*All submissions should be double-spaced, with Times New Roman 12pt font, and pages numbered.


*Your name, email address, title of work, and writing category should be on a separate cover sheet. NOWHERE on your manuscript should any contact information appear.


*Give check to: Cynthia L Simmons or mail c/0 Christian Authors Guild, 6409 Bells Ferry Road, Woodstock , GA 30189, Attn: Cynthia


*EMAIL your submission(s) to Cynthia L Simmons   as a word document attachment. You will receive notification within 24 hours that it was received.


*All submissions must be received by August 1. Late submissions will be automatically docked 10 points.


*Please note that published pieces or works which have won an award in the past are not eligible for submission. New pieces only please.

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