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Writer’s Digest

92nd Annual Writing Competition

Early bird deadline May 5, 2023

Winners of the 92nd Annual competition will be announced in the Nov/Dec 2023 issue of Writer’s Digest.


  • Inspirational/Spiritual
  • Memoirs/Personal Essay
  • Nonfiction Essay or Article
  • Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
  • Mainstream/Literary Short Story
  • Rhyming Poetry
  • Non-rhyming Poetry
  • Humor
  • Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

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