Young Adult Fiction Competition Get your creative juices flowing and enter your best story for young adult readers into the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards Young Adult Fiction Category. This young adult contest spotlights some of today’s best young adult fiction writers. Plus, one first place winner will receive $500 in cash.
Notes on Needle in the Hay Competitions: Any style / genre - LOADS of different competitions, run weekly and monthly all year round for different story lengths with varying prize amounts - best to check the website and see what is currently running - short listed stories published on the website and then a rotating panel of judges vote for winner - prizes vary from cash (up to A$400) to critiques.
Adult, young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) novels, novellas, and short story collections are accepted. Minimum word count: 22,000. Individual stories in a collection may have been published in journals. Books that have been self-published will be considered "unpublished" if fewer than about 200 copies we re printed.
The Dante Rossetti Awards ~ Young Adult Fiction Novel Writing Contest ~2020 The search for 2020's best Young Adult Fiction Books Deadline May 30th, 2020 ENTER TO WIN the 2020 CIBA Overall Grand Prize of $1,000 USD for Best Book or the $500 Dante Rossetti Book Awards Division Grand Prize Or the PLUS more than $30,000 in Additional prizes, services, and awards for Semi-Finalists, 1st Place.
Welcome to YARWA! Here we celebrate all things YA— readers, writers, authors, books, and conventions. We share information, hold online classes, and support each other on the road to publication and beyond. Networking opportunities and a strong, active membership make YARWA a powerful force in the young adult writing community.