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.
2015 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 NOW OPEN!
Deadline: April 2, 2015
2015 Unpublished Maggie Awards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either traditional or self-published, with a book out of more than 40,000 words or more, you are ineligible for the Unpublished Maggies.
Categories and Final Round Judges for Unpublished Maggies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
Editorial Assistant, Grand Central Publishing
Contemporary Category Romance
Ann Leslie Tuttle
Senior Editor, Harlequin
Senior Acquisitions Editor, Tyndale
Editor, St. Martin’s Press
Editorial Director, Entangled Publishing
Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Editor, Ballantine Bantam Dell
Senior Editor, LooseId