The Maggies

Maggie Award for Excellence WINNERS!

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The Maggie Award for Excellence has been given out by Georgia Romance Writers for over three decades. It is a highly respected award in the writing community.

Maggie Scoring Sheet (Judges Only)

2016 Published Maggie Awards

Have your book judged by three booksellers and/or librarians. Tons of books pass through their hands and they know their stuff.

Traditional and Independent published authors welcomed alike. Your book must have a publication date of 2014 and you must be able to provide four bound, print copies.

Published Maggie Contest opens Friday, January 1, 2016!

Published Maggie Rules

Published Maggie Entry Form

2016 Unpublished Maggie Awards

Have the first few chapters and synopsis of your manuscript judged and critiqued by three published authors. The Finalists – top five – of each category will be sent out to an editor for final judgment.

NOTE:  If you are a published author, either traditional or self-published, with a book out of more than 40,000 words or more, you are ineligible for the Unpublished Maggies.

Unpublished Maggie Contest opens Friday, January 15, 2016!
Unpublished Maggie Rules
Unpublished Maggie Entry Form
Unpublished Maggie Finalist Judges