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.
Why should you enter this contest?
2014 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 2013 and you must be able to provide four bound, print copies.
Published Maggie Contest is NOW OPEN!
Deadline: May 8, 2014
2014 Unpublished Maggie Awards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either traditional or self-published, with a book out of more than 40,000 words or more, you are ineligible for the Unpublished Maggies.
Categories and Final Round Judges for Unpublished Maggies
Single Title Romance
Senior Editor, Kensington Publishing
Contemporary Series Romance
Associate Editor, Harlequin Superromance
Editor, Bethany House
Assistant Editor, Berkley
Executive Editor of Galley/Pocket
Editorial Director Pocket Star
Associate Editor, St. Martin’s
Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Executive Editor, NAL/Penguin
Senior Content Editor, Ellora’s Cave