Deadline: July 09, 2023
Entry Fee: $25
About the Competition
The International Amy MacRae Award for Memoir is given to an exceptional work of memoir writing. The annual contest was created in celebration of the life of Amy MacRae and in support of her living legacy to improve the outcomes of women with ovarian cancer.
Writers anywhere in the world are invited to enter. Submissions must be no longer than 2000 words. The prize is US$1000.
All proceeds from the book are donated to Amy’s Living Legacy for ovarian cancer research.
- Original, unpublished work that follows the definition of memoir [in the guidelines above] is eligible.
- Work that has already been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere is NOT eligible for consideration. This includes online publications.
- Work that has been posted on forums such as Facebook or has appeared on a personal website or in a personal newsletter is still eligible for consideration.
- Additional entries are welcome. The same guidelines apply to additional entries as to the initial submission.
- Submit your entry here