THPW Anthology Contest

We are now accepting submissions for 2020!

“Celebrating the Past”

This theme highlights our centennial celebration next year.

Submission guidelines:

DEADLINE – JULY 31, 2019

  • 500-2500 word short narrative works, fiction or non-fiction. Any genre, but entries must be related to the theme, “Celebrating the Past.” (*see exceptions below)
  • THPW Member Fee – $10.00
  • Non-member Fee – $50.00 ($10 submission fee, $40 membership dues)
  • Industry standard manuscript formatting: Times New Roman 12pt font, 1″ margins, double spaced; author name and page # in upper right hand corner of the header.
  • Author bio included in submission – the organizers and editors will not hunt down bios nor hold production for authors who fail to include bios with their story submissions.
  • Multiple submissions accepted, only one per author will be selected. $10 additional fee for each additional submission.

Emal manuscript to, subject “Antology Submission,” no later than July 31, 2019. Payments can be made by visiting Click “Donations, Dues, and Contest Fees” for the appropriate page.

Regular mail must be postmarked on or before July 31, 2019 – Mail submissions and fees to:

THPW Anthology Contest
PO Box 19303
Amarillo, Texas 79114

*No erotica, incest, or extreme violence. Stories with these elements will be disqualified from consideration. Submission fees will NOT be refunded for disqualified submissions.