2014 Golden Palm Contest
2014 Golden Palm Final Round Judges and Categories:
Short Story/ Novella Category:
Editor: Robin Haseltine, Entangled Publishing
Agent: Dawn Doodle, Blue Ridge Literary Agency, LLC
Editor:Leah Hultenschmidt, Grand Central Publishing
Agent: Beth Campbell, Bookends
Editor: Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks
Agent: Jordy Albert, The Booker Albert Literary Agency
New Adult Category:
Editor: Angela James, Carina Press
Agent: Laura Zats, Red Sofa Literary
Young Adult Category:
Editor: Lauren Smulski, Harlequin Teen
Agent: Mandy Hubbard, D4EO Literary Agency
Editor: Peter Senftleben, Kensington Publishing
Agent: Nalini Akolekar, Spencerhill Associates
The purpose of the FRW Golden Palm Contest is to challenge and inspire unpublished and published authors of romance, as well as to help prepare them for the process of sending proposals to editors and agents, in order to bring their careers to a higher level.
The author must enter new, original work that has not been published by a traditional publisher, self-published, or contracted to be published.
The entry fee for FRW Members is $20.00. For all others the entry fee is $30.00.
2. We accept two forms of Payment:
Send a check/money order payable Florida Romance Writers ($20 for FRW member/$30 for non-members)Florida Romance Writers c/o FRW Treasurer P. O. Box 480211 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33348
Include your name, category, phone number and email address with check.
Or pay via PayPal:
$20 for FRW members
$30 for Non-FRW members
3. Entrants will be notified of receipt of entry and payment. Entry Deadline: August 15, 2014 midnight EST
Questions: Contact Contest Coordinators Victoria Pinder at email@example.com
Note: FRW reserves the right to return all entries and fees if the minimum entry number of ten (10) for each category is not received. Entrants will be contacted, and will have the option to place their entry in another category.
Please review the 2014 Golden Palm Contest Rules document before sending your submission.
Score sheets are by tailored to the category.
EntryForm-2014 to download the Entry Form.