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Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest

The road is waiting, you have merely to take the first step. See where your writing will take you. 

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The 2024 Literary Contest
runs from Jan 1, 2024-
11:59 PM MST June 1, 2024
Open to Residents of the USA and Canada

More Cash Prizes!
More Categories!

Grand Prize (Best Overall)

$500 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine

 

THREE First Prizes:

$200 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine
THREE Second Prizes:

$100 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine

THREE Third Prizes:

$75 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine

THREE Fourth Prizes:

$50 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine

ELEVEN Best of Category Prizes (one in each
subcategory):
$25 & Featured in the Arizona Literary Magazine

 

Works in each main category (Unpublished, Published,
Published Youth) will be awarded a First, Second, Third and Fourth Prize. Best of Category prizes will be chosen from remaining entries after all other prizes are awarded. One prize per title; twenty-four total prizes available.

Categories:

Unpublished

Subcategories:

1. Poetry

2. Short Stories

3.   Essay/Review
4.   Novel/Novella

 

Published Books

Subcategories:

1. Fiction
2. Nonfiction
3. Oldie but Goldie Fiction

4. Oldie but Goldie Nonfiction

 

Published Youth

Subcategories:

1. Children (Under 12)
2. Teen/Young Adult

3. Oldie but Goldie Youth

New!

Two-page evaluations available for

unpublished works and

self-published novels and memoirs!

Please read the 

CONTEST RULES

before entering.

Thank You! 

Complete All Three Steps to Enter The Contest:

Step One: Fill Out Entry Form

Enter Contest

Here's your
chance to win!

Thanks for submitting!

Complete Parts Two and Three to Enter the contest! 

Step Two: Pay With PayPal Here --->

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Or request an invoice to pay with a credit or debit card at:
arizonaauthorsassociation@gmail.com.
Let us know which category you are entering.
2024 Entry Fees:
Unpublished (All Subcategories): $30 members $35 nonmembers
Published (All Subcategories): $40 members $45 nonmembers
Published Youth (All Subcategories): $35 members $40 nonmembers

Optional 2-page Critiques/Evaluations of your unpublished work or your self
published novel or
memoir: add $35. per submission.
 
Please pay via the PayPal Button, above. If you'd like us to send you an invoice to pay with a credit card, just email us at arizonaauthorsassociation@gmail.com and let us know which category you are entering. To pay via check or money order, please see the Contest Rules.

Step Three: Email Your PDF Submission To: 

Once you complete all three steps, you will be notified of your successful submission, usually within 72 hours.

Contest Ends 11:59 PM MST
June 1, 2024

Good luck! 

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