Northwest NEWS

December 3, 2001


2002 Northwest Literary Contest

The 2002 Literary Contest, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, is now accepting submissions for 11 categories including articles, books, plays, poetry, screenplays and short stories. All contest entries must be postmarked by Feb. 16.
   Winners will receive cash prizes. First place winners will also be invited to a special breakfast with agents and editors at the association's 2002 writing conference, July 11-14, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center of Seattle.
   Unlike other competitions, no contestant will leave empty handed. Each entry will receive two written critiques from two different readers.
   Winners in nine categories will receive cash prizes: First Place $600, Second Place $300 and Third Place $150.
   To receive the contest rules or an entry form, write to PNWA, P.O. Box 2016, Edmonds, WA 98020-9516; call (425) 673-2665; or e-mail to
   For information, check the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Web site at