Monday, January 24, 2011

Tracks Author to Judge Maryland Fiction Contest

Tracks author Eric D. Goodman is one of the fiction judges for the 2011 MWA Short Works Contest. Submit your best story between now and February 6!

The 2011 Maryland Writers’ Association Short Works Contest

Deadline: February 6, 2011

The goal of this contest is to encourage and recognize outstanding writing in short fiction, short non-fiction and poetry. The contest is open to original, unpublished fiction and non-fiction of less than 3,000 words, or poetry of less than 50 lines, written in English.

Judges: Fiction- Lalita Naronha, Jen Michalski, Eric D. Goodman; Nonfiction: Tom Horton, Marita Golden, Lauren Davis; Poetry: Barbara Morrison, Cliff Lynn, Shirley Brewer, and Doug Mowbray

Fees: $10 for MWA members; $15 for non-members

Prizes: First in each category: $150 and free attendance at the MWA Annual Writers Conference in April 2011;
Second: $100;
Third: $75.

Each winner and one guest are invited to a Writing Awards celebration in conjunction with the April 2011 Maryland Writers Conference.

Complete submission guidelines can be found at

Questions may be submitted to

Good luck!



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