Award entries should be submitted in electronic form. However, all books and magazines (in the Publisher category) are encouraged to be submitted in BOTH their digital and original published forms.
Only works first published and copyrighted between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016, are eligible for entry. The official copyright date will be the eligibility determinant. You do not need to be a GWA member to enter. Any writer, editor, publisher, producer, etc. may enter. Fees will be based upon the membership status of the award recipient only. GWA Awards Committee members and judges are not eligible to enter. GWA reserves the right to determine an entry ineligible if it is inconsistent with the goals and objectives of the organization. Entrants who submit a work in the wrong category will be asked to move it to the correct one.
All entries must be received no later than March 15, 2017. Late entries will not be accepted.
A jury of professionals, selected for their experience, expertise and genre perspective, will be assembled to evaluate all entries. Judges may not submit entries of their own work.
Interested in becoming a judge? GWA is currently seeking judges specializing across all award genres, including writing, photography, digital media, broadcast media, publishing and trade. Please contact GWA Media Awards chair, Ellen Zachos at email@example.com or more information.