The Word Awards

The Word Awards were established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in the art, craft, practice and ministry of writing and help to raise the profile of Canadian writers who are Christian.

 

FORMS ISSUES ARE FIXED!!!

Please Note:
***Attachments to the Submission Form Cannot exceed 15.5 GB***
HAPPY SUBMITTING!

>>>EXTENDED THE WORD AWARDS DEADLINES<<<

Please read the Revised Awards Timeline below.

 

Word Awards Announcement

>REVISED< AWARDS TIMELINE

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 The Word Awards open.
 

Thursday,
Feb 1, 2018

Thursday,
Feb 15, 2018

SUBMISSION DEADLINES REVISED

Word Awards (English & French). Closes at midnight PST.

 

Student Awards, In The Beginning & The {Castle Quay} Best New Manuscript Awards Entry Deadline. Closes at midnight PST.

***Books must be shipped by February 2, 2018 to the address in your confirmation email.

Monday,
April 30, 2018
SHORTLIST will be announced.
Monday,
April 30, 2018
GRACE IRWIN ‘BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR’ AWARD judging begins.
Friday,
June 15, 2018
WINNERS ANNOUNCED at the Word Awards Gala.

 


AWARDS CATEGORIES


SUBMISSION FEES

$55*   Member Manuscript or Book for Word Awards or {Castle Quay} Best New Canadian Manuscript Award
$70*   Non-Member Manuscript or Book or {Castle Quay} Best New Canadian Manuscript Award
$30*   Member Short Piece, Short Story, Script
$40*   Member Short Piece, Short Story, Script
$25*   In The Beginning Member Short Story, Non-Fiction Piece or Poetry
$32*   In The Beginning Non-Member Short Story, Non-Fiction Piece or Poetry
$40*   In The Beginning Member Book or Short Script
$50*   In The Beginning Non-Member Book or Short Script
$10*   Fresh Ink Submissions (No Membership at this level)

*HST additional on all entry fees
*Shipping expenses of 5 books per entry for judging at the expense of the entrant

Please Click Here to Sign Up for Membership and save on awards fees


ENTRY GUIDELINES :

Review information for entry fees and the fine print before filling out the entry form. View Entry Guidelines >

 

SUBMISSION FORMS BY AWARD:

Writers may submit works published in the previous year including books, articles, poems, songs, scripts and short stories depending on the Category Details.

Word Awards Published Work Submissions Enter Here >
Christian Market (English) / General Market / Scripts / Lyrics
Les Prix des Mots Catégorie Française Inscrivez Ici >

Fresh Ink & In The Beginning Contest Submissions Enter Here >

{Castle Quay} Best New Canadian Manuscript Enter Here >

SPONSOR THE AWARDS :

 Actively support and encourage writers while promoting your organization or business. Sponsor Information >
2017 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from this year. View Winners >
2016 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from last year. View Winners >