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Our writing contests…
Unknown Writers Contest
Contest is open to both men and women who are Colorado residents, age 18 or older. Entrants must never have been professionally published. Contestants may not have won first place in prior year's competitions.
Categories include short-form fiction, nonfiction essays and poetry. Rules will be published on this site in January, and the contest deadline usually falls in February every year.
In House Writing Contest
This competition is open to current members of the Denver Woman’s Press Club only. Categories include fiction, nonfiction personal experiences and feature articles, poetry, ultra-short novel, blog entry and editorial rant, although the categories may change from year to year.
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About the Denver Woman’s Press Club
The Denver Womans Press Club (DWPC), founded in 1898, is one of the oldest womens press clubs in the nation. But were far from old-fashioned!
Our more than 200 members are professional writers allincluding journalists, novelists, magazine editors, essayists, freelance writers, poets, historians, and corporate and mass communications specialists.
We offer a range of public programs, author receptions, and writing seminars for budding and experienced writers.
For upcoming events and seminars, view our current Events.
We award scholarships to talented journalism, mass communications, and creative writing students at area colleges and universities. Read more about our Scholarships.
More than anything, we gather in our historic 1912 clubhouse on Denvers Capitol Hill to share stories of our myriad writing lives, learn from one another, become better writers, and, at the direction of our founders, drive dull care away.