Submission Form Links

Get Ready For The 2020 Word Awards!

Submission will be open from November 15, 2019 – January 31, 2020


There is a ReNewed Award for 2020
Best New Canadian Author 
Check out details on The Specialty Awards Page
Other Changes for 2020:
One (1) Deadline for all Categories: Friday, January 31, 2020
Fiction Category Changes. See details on the Categories & Definitions Page


CONSIDER OR COMPLETE BEFORE YOU SUBMIT

  • Have you become a Member?  If not, Sign Up HERE and save on your entry fees.
  • Join The Word Guild Email Mailing List to stay aware of Awards Information and other TWG announcements. We do not sell or share your email address with other organizations, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
  • Entry Fees by Category listed on the Word Awards GUIDELINES Page.
  • Review Guidelines and Eligibility Word Awards GUIDELINES Page.
  • You may input up to 3 Entries per Submission Form
  • *New* Each writing piece may only be entered into three (3) categories max
  • Attachments to the Submission Form Cannot exceed 60 GB
  • Please read the Awards Timeline on The Word Awards Page

HAVE YOUR INFORMATION READY

  • Contact Information (Full Name, Full Address, Email, Phone Number)
  • Website address, if applicable
  • Publisher’s Name & Contact Information, if applicable
  • School Name if applicable
  • Entry File   (Word or PDF)
  • Author Bio (100 words max.)
  • Author Headshot (JPG or PNG)
  • Know the Category you are entering & be aware of its details. See Categories Page, FI or ITB page for details
  • For the new ***David Mainse Best Blog of The Year Award*** you need to know the Blog: Site Owner, Writer(s), Start Date, Goal/Purpose, URL, and attach an Impact Statement. More Details Here
  • Entry Excerpt: Read at The Word Awards Gala in the event of a win. (100 words max.)

Please Note:
***Attachments to the Submission Forms Cannot exceed 60 GB***
Should you have any issues with the form,
please email the Awards Coordinator:  awards@thewordguild.com
HAPPY SUBMITTING!


THE WORD AWARDS
SUBMISSION FORMS-LINKS BY DIVISIONS

UNPUBLISHED

FRESH INK & IN THE BEGINNING FORM
FRESH INK:  Student Writing Awards (HS, College & University)
IN THE BEGINNING:  Unpublished Work Awards

CASTLE QUAY BEST NEW CANADIAN MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION FORM
Unpublished/Unsolicited Manuscript


PUBLISHED WORKS

LES PRIX DES MOTS ADMISSIBILITÉ
Catégorie Français Inscrivez Ici

THE WORD AWARDS – ENGLISH PUBLISHED WORK SUBMISSION FORM
Published: Books, Articles, Short Pieces, Scripts, Lyrics, Best Blog Award

  • BOOKS:  All book entrants are requested to send in four (4) copies of their books to their first category if the author wishes to submit to more categories they need send in two (2) additional copies for each subsequent category, including the Specialty Awards of Debra Fieguth Social Justice Award and/or Harvey/Mackey Journalism Award. Book Entrants are automatically entered into the Cowlick Studios Best Book Cover Award and the Best New Canadian Author Award.
  • There are no refunds and books will not be returned.

THE WORD AWARDS – JUDGES INFO PAGE LEADING TO SUBMISSION FORM
Published: Books, Articles, Short Pieces, Scripts, Lyrics, Best Blog Award
https://thewordguild.com/judges-needed/