Womens National Book Association

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Submit between August 15th and December 15th, 2013.

Fiction 2,500 word limit – may be a short story, or a stand alone excerpt from a novel in progress.

Poetry: 3-5 pages maximum

Previously unpublished work only. 

WNBA Writing Contest is open to all men and women writing in English. International submissions are welcome if they are able to accept the winning prize in US dollars.

Please upload your entry without your name, address, and contact information.  This information will be collected when you fill out the submissions form.

Acceptable formats are:

.docx (Word 2007)

.doc (Word 2003 or earlier)

.rtf (Rich Text Format)

.pdf (PDF)

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
The winner will be announced April 1, 2014 and the winning entry published in Bookwoman, the official publication of the Women's National Book Association.