Womens National Book Association

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Submit between August 18th and January 15th, 2015.

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

Creative non-fiction: 2,500 word limit

Poetry: 3-5 pages maximum

Previously published work is acceptable, except from nationally distributed publications

WNBA Writing Contest is open to all adults 18 years old or older 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 2010)

.doc (Word 2003 or earlier)

.rtf (Rich Text Format)

.pdf (PDF)

You may submit more than one entry, but each entry requires a fee.
The winner will be announced April 1, 2015 and the winning entry published in Bookwoman, the official publication of the Women's National Book Association.