2017 Regional Emerging Writer's Contest Now Open

Calling all emerging writers in the Northwest Region! 

The popular Regional Emerging Writer’s Contest for unpublished writers returns in 2017 with three entry categories: Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction.

One winner in each of the three categories will receive $100. At least one of these three winners will also receive travel support and accommodations to give a reading in Missoula at the Montana Book Festival. 

The contest will be open from April 1, 2017, through May 31, 2017. 

Final contest judges are all notable authors who participated in the 2016 Montana Book Festival:

  • Richard Fifield: Fiction
  • Amanda Fortini: Nonfiction
  • Sherwin Bitsui: Poetry

Click HERE for more information and to submit your entry.