Call for Submissions: Unfinished Chapters Anthology Competition

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
One of WOW's instructors--the lovely Christina Hamlett--is editing the forthcoming anthology on unfinished chapters.

Is there an "unfinished chapter" in your life you'd like to write about?

Unfinished Chapters is an upcoming paperback anthology which will feature the best original essays by writers across the country and around the world in five categories:
  • Disappearing Acts
  • Too Late For Goodbye
  • "I Do" It Over
  • The Wonder Years
  • Ships That Pass
Submissions can be humorous, serious, nostalgic or introspective. See more writing guidelines here.

Word Count: 1,200 - 2,000 words

Deadline: July 1, 2015

Prizes: The top three essays will receive $200, $100, and $75 as well as a feature interview. Contributors whose work is selected for inclusion will receive a paperback copy of the book when published in Fall 2015 as well as a short bio with website links.

Entry Fee: $5

Submission Guidelines:


Unknown said...

Hi, how do you submit your initial interest? Is there an email address?
thank you!

Angela Mackintosh said...

Hi Rachel ~ from the submission guidelines link ( it says:

If you would like to enter, the next step is to submit an email to the editor at with the subject line: “I Have An Unfinished Chapter.”

The body of your email should contain the following:

Your Name

Contact Information

Your Chosen Category

The Proposed Title Of Your Essay

Upon receipt of this information, you’ll be sent the PayPal address for your entry fee as well as a standard release form to publish your material should your essay be chosen by our judges. Please note: Do not send your essay until these steps have been completed.

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