SFWP 2017 Literary Awards Program: Timeline

The 2017 Literary Awards Program ended on July 20th. This year, we received nearly 800 entries from over 30 countries. Even at a glance these last few days, I’ve been blown away by the amazing quality of the manuscripts, and the wide range of voices and styles. I saw...

2015 Awards Program Winners

What an amazing year for the Awards Program. We saw so many incredible entries, and the judging process was grueling. Congratulations to all of you for sharing your work and putting your voice out there. Emily St. John mandel has made her decision. The winners are:...

Literary Awards Program 2015 — the Short List Announced

The 2015 Literary Awards Program short list! We’re down to 33 finalists. From this group will come our three winners. Here’s the list: Middlefield by Donald Modica Magic for Unlucky Girls by A.A. Balaskovits Becoming the Answer Jew: A Minnesota Journey by...

Awards Program 2015 — The Long List

What an amazing Awards Program this year. We had nearly 500 entries, and there were so many amazing authors, the Long List was a struggle to put together. As it is, it’s a very long list — 73 names! Congratulations to you all. I hope to have the short list...

Allen Gee — 2013 Awards Program — Nonfiction

The 2015 Literary Awards Program ends on November 2nd. Grand prize is $1500, and two runner ups will receive $1000 each. Those three will also be evaluated for publication with SFWP, receiving a competitive contract for a full market, frontlist publication. There have...