The Writers’ League of Texas sponsors an annual manuscript contest for fiction, non-fiction children’s and young adult book writers. The winner in each category meets individually with an agent or editor during the annual Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference.
Check back this fall for information about the 2009 contest.
2008 Manuscript Contest Winners:
Children’s/Middle Grade: Jill Carolan (Ft Worth TX) – Sadie’s Bargain
Young Adult: Gale Albright (Austin TX) – Eve
Historical/Western: Gaellen Quinn (Cedar Park TX) – The Last Aloha
Mystery: Jennifer Cranfill (Dallas TX) – Brown-Eyed Girl
Romance: Rhonda Rhodes (Houston TX) – Almost Magic
Mainstream Fiction: Jennifer Hritz (Austin TX) – Jewel
Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror: Patricia Luce Chapman (Rockport TX) – Another Way To Skin a Ralor
Thriller/Action Adventure: Sheree Noble (Bonita CA) – Behind the Labyrinth
Narrative Nonfiction: Lynda Rutledge (Wimberley TX) – Auto Biography