mystery short story & novel contests: Wordharvest
- Tony Hillerman Mystery Short Story Contest
$1500 CASH PRIZE & PUBLICATION IN COWBOYS & INDIANS MAGAZINE
What we are looking for: We want your very best mystery short story, set in the Western or
Southwestern United States. The story must include at least one cowboy and/or Native
American character. We're looking for compelling, original, well-written stories that have
not been previously published. This contest is jointly sponsored by COWBOYS & INDIANS
MAGAZINE and WORDHARVEST.
Theme All entries must be mystery short stories set in the West or Southwest and feature
at least one cowboy or one Native American character.
Deadline for submission September 15, 2008
· THE HILLERMAN PRIZE
$10,000 ADVANCE & PUBLICATION BY ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
What we are looking for: An unpublished mystery novel from a first time author. The
murder or another serious crime or crimes is at the heart of the story, and emphasis is on
the solution rather than the details of the crime.
Theme - The story's primary setting is the Southwestern United States, including at least
one of the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas,
Deadline for submission July 1, 2008
Visit www.wordharvest.com for complete rules and submission forms for both contests.
Thanks so much.
Anne Hillerman and Jean Schaumberg
304 Calle Oso
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(replace (at) with @)