January Contest

Open now for submissions to the January monthly contest. The CWG monthly contest is free to all CWG members, awards $25- to each winner, publishes the winning pieces on the CWG website, and in The Pulse online magazine. See complete rules here: monthly-contest-rulesOpen Our theme for January is "Uncertainty." Our judge will be Ann Thornfield-Long,... Continue Reading →

December Contest Winner

Our theme for December's contest was "Closure." Winners of the CWG monthly contest receive $25- award and the piece is published here on the CWG website, and in The Pulse online magazine. Ray Zimmerman won (for the second time!) for his creative non-fiction entry The Dance of Leaves. Ray Zimmerman began writing freelance journalism in 1988, He... Continue Reading →

December Contest

Our theme for December is "Closure." Our judge will be KB Ballentine, assisted by Calvin Beam and Chris Wood. KB teaches creative writing, theatre arts, and literature to high school and college students. She has an M.A. in Writing and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and publications, including Atlanta... Continue Reading →

September Contest Winner

Theme was Compliance, and our winner is Mark Anderson with his poem Assimilation Or. Assimilation or “Resistance is futile Earthling. You will be assimilated” say the Borg Resistance is futile. You will comply. Oh no I won’t, I won’t, I won’t. You will, you will, you will. This is war, I will fight you with... Continue Reading →

Monthly Contest – September

We Love Contests! Launching our monthly contest series starting today. This contest is open and free to all current members of the CWG. One entry per member. Winners will receive $25 and publication on our website. Deadline to enter is September 21. Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry accepted. This month's judge will be Kate Landers,... Continue Reading →

January Contest

Uncertainty Our theme for January is "Uncertainty." Our judge will be Ann Thornfield-Long, assisted by Karen Phillips and Kelly Hanwright. Annie is a co-author of Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage (Crawford and Smiley, 2013), and she has published in Riddled with Arrows, Artemis Journal, Ekphrastic Review, American Diversity Report, and other publications. She won... Continue Reading →

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