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Click on the video below to learn more about the Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award for Creative Writers!
The Peter K. Hixson Award is now CLOSED.
We will announce the winners in upcoming weeks.
• Acceptable file types are .DOC, .RTF, and .DOCX only.
• Work must be submitted in standard format: one-inch margins (minimum), 12 pt Times New Roman or other standard font.
• No previously published work will be considered.
• One application per writer. Duplicates will result in disqualification.
• Simultaneous submissions are acceptable.
• By submitting, you agree to the terms of the contest.
• All fields below are mandatory.
NOTE: We are not accepting submissions for novels. For novelists, consider sending stand-alone excerpts. This is a great strategy to build publication credits before approaching literary agents. Check out ways to create an excerpt.
To submit a novel excerpt, please select “Short Stories” from the drop-down menu below.