The Word Awards

2018 TWA WINNER IMAGEThe Word Guild Is Pleased To Announce
The 30th Annual 2018 Word Awards Winners
Honouring the Best of Canadian Christian Writing from 2017

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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.

 

Thanks for your Submissions!

The 2018 contest is CLOSED and will reopen in Fall 2019

AWARDS TIMELINE

Date The Word Awards open.
 

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Date

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Word Awards (English & French). Closes at midnight PST.
***Books must be shipped by Date, 2019 to the address in your confirmation email.

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

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SHORTLIST will be announced at 3pm

CASTLE QUAY SHORTLIST will be announced at 12pm

Date GRACE IRWIN ‘BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR’ AWARD, HARVEY/MAKEY AWARD & DEBRA FIEGUTH AWARD judging begins.
Date WINNERS ANNOUNCED at the Word Awards Gala.

AWARDS CATEGORIES


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Due to overwhelming contact on the need for an additional category; the Co-Coordinators have decided to revive an old category.  The 2018 Word Awards celebrating books published in 2017, will now include:

SPECIALTY BOOK CATEGORY

DETAILS:

  • Gift books
  • Poetry books
  • Books that include both fiction and non-fiction; for either the Christian or General Market
  • Singularly or Co-authored
The 2018 Deadline for this category will be extended to February 15, 2018 along with the other awards being submitted on that date.
All other category submissions for The Word Awards must be submitted TOMORROW, February 1st, 2018.
Any Questions? Email: awards@thewordguild.com

 

SHIPPING BOOKS
***5  books for each Submission and 2 more for each additional category being judged in must be shipped by February 2, 2018 (SPECIALTY BOOKS on February 16, 2018) to either address:
Eric Spath
Box 377
St. George, ON
N0E 1N0
The Word Guild
Suite # 226
245 King George Rd.
Brantford, ON
N3R 7N7
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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 (English – Books / Short Pieces / Scripts / Lyrics) & {Castle Quay} Best New Canadian Manuscript Submissions
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2017 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from this year. View Winners >
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