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.


The 2019 Word Awards Contest Goes Live:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 3pm


AWARDS TIMELINE

Wednesday,
November 28, 2018
THE WORD AWARDS OPEN at 3:00pm EST
Facebook Live with Michael Coren on The Word Guild Facebook Page
Stay Tuned!
Weekly Facebook Lives with previous winners, sponsors & TWG Leadership running throughout the awards.
 

Tuesday,
Jan. 15, 2019

Friday,
February 15, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

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.

Wednesday,
May 1, 2019
SHORTLISTS will be announced at 8:30pmEST on a Facebook Live
Emailed out at 8:30pm EST
Wednesday,
May 1,2019
Specialty awards Judging begins for:
THE WORD AWARDS GRAND PRIZE FOR ‘BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR’ AWARD, HARVEY/MAKEY AWARD & DEBRA FIEGUTH AWARD
Mid-June WINNERS ANNOUNCED at the Word Awards Gala.

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ENTRY GUIDELINES & CATEGORIES :

Review information for entry fees and the fine print before filling out the entry form.
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SUBMISSION FORMS:

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

Word Awards Published Work
(English – Books / Short Pieces / Scripts / Lyrics)
ENGLISH PUBLISHED WORK – Enter Here >

{Castle Quay} Best New Canadian Manuscript Submissions
BNCM – Enter Here >

Les Prix des Mots Catégorie FRANCAISE Inscrivez Ici >

Fresh Ink & In The Beginning Contest Submissions FI & ITB Enter Here >

SPONSOR THE AWARDS :

 Actively support and encourage writers while promoting your organization or business. Sponsor Information >

2016 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from last year. View Winners >
2017 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from this year. View Winners >
2018 Award Winners View all the Word Awards winners from this year. View Winners >

 

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