2012 Emerging Writers Getaway Contest



The Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association presents
Pulitzer Prize winning author William Dietrich

as final judge of their 2012 Emerging Writers Getaway Contest!

Click HERE to submit and for more details.

Contest Category

 2012:   Fiction – Novel Length


Open for submissions: Feb. 15, 2012
Closed for submissions: May 15, 2012
Finalists Notified: June 26, 2012
Finalists’ Provide Full Manuscript: June 29, 2012
Winners Announced: August 5, 2012

Awards and Benefits

Ten finalists’ entries will be read and judged by Pulitzer Prize winner William Dietrich.

Additionally, Andrea Hurst Literary Management is offering the winning entry a full read/critique (as well as possible representation or referral).  The second and third place winners will also receive agent responses (from Andrea Hurst Literary Management) to their synopses, complete with critique/suggestions.

The names and novel titles to the top ten finalists will be posted on the Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association website on June 23, 2012.

The top ten entries will receive two critiques of their entry by members of the Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association.

Awards will be given as follows:

First Place

Second Place

Third Place


Entries must be RECEIVED BY MAY 15, 2012.

Read all the details and guidelines at http://www.whidbeymfaalumni.org/?page_id=862.

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