Contest and Contest Submissions

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The Annual Midsouth Fiction Manuscript Contest, $15
Please read carefully! These guidelines have changed in recent years. For SCBWI member attendees of the Midsouth Conference. Winners in the Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult categories will be announced at the conference and will receive an invitation to submit their work to this year’s judge, Emilia Rhodes at HarperTeen. This year attendees will register and pay for the contest when registering for the conference. These slots fill up quickly so register early if you’d like to be a part of the contest!
Submit your entry to the contest email address below by July 15 midnight CDT. Click HERE for the 2017 Fiction Manuscript Contest rules.  Fee of $15, limited to the first 20 entrants in each category. Once these spots are filled, this option will disappear from registration. Submit Fiction Contest Entries to: MidsouthManuContest@gmail.com.
 
 
The Annual Midsouth Illustrator Contest, $15
For SCBWI member attendees of the Midsouth Conference. Contest entries will be displayed for judge Irene Vandervoort and all conference attendees. Winning artwork will be announced at the conference and will become part of the yearly Midsouth Illustrator Hall of Fame display. Register for the contest when you register for the conference. Entry fee of $15. Once these spots are filled, this option will disappear from registration. Bring your entry to the conference at registration. No refunds will be given for entries not turned in. For formatting guidelines, visit the Illustrators’ Lounge.