Chapter: AKRWA Midnight Sun Cover Contest

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Midnight Sun Cover Contest

Sponsor: Alaska Romance Writers (AKRWA)

Fee: $15

Deadline: Entries accepted between August 1, 2019 and September 1, 2019.

Eligibility: Any romance novel, novella, or short story published either electronically or in print in the United States for the first time prior to August 30, 2019.

Entry: Completed Entry form, the book’s cover in digital format (JPEG only, see website for details), and the entrance fee.

Judges: All entries will be placed on prominent display in printed format at the Alaska Writer’s Guild (AWG) 2019 conference, co-sponsored by AKRWA. Conference attendees and presenters (approximately 150) will select first-round entries via ballot box.

Final Judges: Trained judges will select the top winner from the top ten entries selected at the conference. Final judging will occur at the annual AKRWA Writing Retreat in early October, with the winner announced in late October. Honorable Mentions: This contest seeks a single, most compelling cover; however, Honorable Mentions will be awarded, including the prestigious Librarian’s Choice Award.

Prizes: Finalist and Honorable Mention covers will be published on the AKRWA website with the Finalist cover receiving prime location. The Finalist will also be announced on the AWG website. In addition, the Finalist will receive an electronic badge that can be placed on book covers, websites, or anywhere the winner deems appropriate and a $25 Visa cash card.

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8/1/2019 - 8/31/2019

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