KWG: 2017 Writing Contest

2017  Knoxville Writers’ Guild Autumn Contest On February 1, 2017, Knoxville Writers’ Guild was pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2017 Writing Contest. The Contest received sixty-six entries in four categories: Poetry, Short fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Writers. Literary Short Fiction Winner: Heather Davis – My Thank You Letters Finalists: Greer Fox –…

KWG: 2017 Writing Contest Guidelines

2017  Knoxville Writers’ Guild Autumn Contest The Knoxville Writers Guild is accepting submissions for the its first Autumn Knoxville Writers Guild Contest beginning August 31, 2017 through midnight, October 31, 2017. Contestants may enter their work in several categories including poetry, literary nonfiction and literary short fiction. There is also a Young Writers category in…

Contests

Today the Knoxville Writers’ Guild Literary Contest continues its tradition of encouraging and celebrating East Tennessee writers.  The advancement of young writers and professional and literary development of writers of all ages are key goals of the Guild. Please look at the categories and enter your best work!

Knoxville Writers’ Guild 2016 Annual Contest Winners and Runners-up

Overall, this year’s contest was exceptionally successful. We saw an total increase in submissions this year from 112 entries last year to 139 entries this year. The Young Writers category saw tremendous interest this year up from six entries last year to 37 entries this year! We saw the next biggest increase of entries in the Poetry category from 22 entries last year to 42 this year.…