Submission Form Links

2021 Update

The deadline for entering The Word Awards was March 31st. They are now closed for submissions.

A team has been working on changes that need to be made to the awards in order to make them sustainable especially in this season which is uprooted by the COVID-19 situation.

New for 2021!

Timing:

The submissions will be staggered beginning with the Published Works category. Submissions for Published Works will be open until March 31.


Get Ready For The 2021 Word Awards!

Submission will be open from February 20, 2021 – March 31, 2021


This year book entries will be submitted online rather than by mailing books. A PDF of the book and an image of the cover will be required.


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 128 MB
  • 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)
  • For Book submissions, a PDF of the content and a JPG or PDF of the cover.
  • 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: May be Read at The Word Awards Celebration in the event of a win. (100 words max.)

Please Note:
***Attachments to the Submission Forms Cannot exceed 128 MB***
Should you have any issues with the form,
please email the Awards Coordinator:  submissions [at] thewordguild.com
HAPPY SUBMITTING!


THE WORD AWARDS
SUBMISSION FORMS-LINKS BY DIVISIONS

UNPUBLISHED

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IN THE BEGINNING:  Unpublished Work Awards

CLICK HERE–> CASTLE QUAY BEST NEW CANADIAN MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION FORM
Unpublished/Unsolicited Manuscript


PUBLISHED WORKS

LES PRIX DES MOTS ADMISSIBILITÉ
Catégorie Français Inscrivez Ici

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


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/