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Georgia Peach Award 2018

Georgia Peach Award 2018

Contest details coming.

Open to all Word Weavers! You do not have to attend the retreat to enter. Winners will be announced at the Atlanta Christian Writers Retreat in  August 2018.


  1.  Children’s Literature
  2.  Middle Grade novels
  3.  Young Adult fiction
  4. Poetry
  5.  Short Nonfiction
    • (Articles and Blog posts of up to 1500 words)
  6. Devotions (Send up to 3 of no more than 300 words each)
  7.  Book-length nonfiction
  8.  Short Fiction (less than 10,000 words, includes flash fiction)
  9.      Historical Fiction
  10. Contemporary fiction
  11. Romance Fiction
  12. Speculative Fiction


  • Entry Fee: $10 / submission. You may enter more than one category, but not more than one entry per category. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO WORD WEAVERS INTERNATIONAL.


  • Published pieces or works or those which have won an award in the past are ineligible for submission.


  • Submissions must be double-spaced, in Times New Roman 12-pt font, with pages numbered.


  • Email entire manuscript for Short Nonfiction and Short Fiction (including Flash Fiction).


  • Email the first ten pages and a one-page single-spaced synopsis for book-length works (anything over 10,000 words).


  • 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.


  • Mail checks to Cynthia L Simmons, 322 Homestead Circle, Kennesaw, GA 30144.


  • Email your submission(s) to Cynthia L Simmons: You will receive notification within 24 hours that your submission was received.


  • All submissions must be received by July 15.



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