2013 Seven Hills Contest Winners
First Place: “Reception” by Gail Waldstein of Denver, CO
Second Place: “Preparing the House for Sale” by Lea Page of Canterbury, NH
Third Place: “Tsebrochener: A Story for the Broken” by Jessica Glover of Stillwater, OK
Honorable Mention: “Hungry” by Heather Leila Jordan of Tallahassee, FL
First Place: “The Lakeview Motel” by Iain Baird of Annapolis, MD
Second Place: “Where’s Linda” by William West of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Third Place: “Graceland” by Lee Williams of Tallahassee, FL
Children’s Picture Books
First Place: “My Dad Loves Me!” by Amon Rwito of Tallahassee, FL
Second Place: “Juana Iguana” by Dawn Radford of Eastpoint, FL
Third Place: “Bea’s Beautiful Garden” by Sharon Lochman of Rush, NY
First Place: “Ash Wednesday” by Iain Baird of Annapolis, MD
Second Place: “First Love” by Marianne Horchler of Thomasville, GA
Third Place: “Heaven and Hell” by Jane Driber of Tallahassee, FL
Seven Hills Contest Categories and Guidelines
Contest does not accept work previously published or having received awards in other
competitions. Notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Win cash, publication, and recognition!
$100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third
Plus publication in the Seven Hills Review
Contest Categories - click on the category for criteria.
Short Story 2,500 word maximum, any genre.
Creative Nonfiction 2,500 word maximum. Submissions in this genre could include (but are not limited to) memoir, food or travel writing, personal essays, new journalism, biography, nonfiction stories, and nature writing. The emphasis in creative nonfiction is on factually true yet elegant literary expression.
Children’s Picture Books for ages for ages 4-8, with 1,500 word maximum. Submit only the text that would accompany artwork. 12-point simple font only. (Note: We offer children’s chapter book competition in alternate years.)
Note: members of the Tallahassee Writers Association receive a price break on entries, but no preference in judging. All judging is blind.
Flash Fiction 500 word maximum, any genre.
Submit electronically through Submittable.
Note: We are not accepting paper submissions this year. Online only!
- Author’s name is not to appear on manuscript pages.
- Fee of $17 per submission, nonmembers. $12 TWA members with paid dues.
Pay by credit card on a secure server. Your credit card information is not stored.
- You will receive an acknowledgment email that your manuscript is in the system.
- A list of winners will be posted on the TWA Web site by Nov. 30, 2013.
Order your copy of the 2013 Seven Hills Review
with the winning entries from 2012.
Order copies of The Seven Hills Review, 2012
2012 Winners - Congratulations!
Winners of the 2011 Seven Hills Contest.
Winners of the 2010 Seven Hills Contest.
Winners of the
2009 Seven Hills Contest.
Winners of the
2008 Seven Hills Contest.
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