Submission Forms – Quick Links

DEADLINE

  • March 31, 2022 at midnight (Pacific)

BEFORE APPLYING

  • Have you decided which category and classes your work fits into?
  • Have you reviewed the submission guidelines for your class?
  • Have you reviewed the general guidelines?

HAVE YOUR INFORMATION READY

  • Contact Information (Full Name, Full Address, Email, Phone Number)
  • Website address, if applicable
  • Entry File (Word or PDF)
  • Author Bio (100 words max)
  • Author Headshot (JPG or PNG)
  • 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 

Here is a list of all the submission forms available to participate in The Word Awards.


UNPUBLISHED – Fresh Ink and In The Beginning


UNPUBLISHED – Castle Quay Best New Canadian Manuscript


PUBLISHED WORKS AWARDS and most SPECIAL AWARDS

Use this form to enter for Published Works Awards (books, articles/short pieces) and most Special Awards (see submission forms below for Les Prix des Mots, Leslie K. Tarr Award, and Wendy Nelles Scholarship below).


SPECIAL AWARD – Les Prix des Mots


SPECIAL AWARD – Leslie K. Tarr Award


SPECIAL AWARD – Wendy Elaine Nelles Award