The EWWA Literary Prize
Three years after its foundation, EWWA - European Writing Women Association - launches the first edition of the EWWA LITERARY PRIZE, with the patronage of Regione Lazio and the collaboration of Amazon Publishing. Founded by a group of women working in the world of writing, EWWA addresses to all those who have made writing a work tool or who are passionate about it (writers, screenwriters, editors, journalists, translators, bloggers, researchers, experts of cultural communication), by proposing itself as a network to increase the individual competences of their partners through the comparison of experiences, activating a network of contacts and exchanges between writing professionals and the various sectors in the field of communication.
How to participate
The participation in the EWWA Award is free and open to all, women and men as long as they are of age (regardless of their membership in the EWWA Association). An unpublished fiction work is required, ranging from 120 to 150 folders (or between 250,000 and 300,000 characters including spaces), without any foreclosure of literary genres. The work will have to stick closely to the theme: "Stories of rebirth. Challenges and falls, obstacles and goals in the path of a woman".
Works must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in digital format (pdf or word) by December 30th, 2017. The jury that will select the works is composed of: Giulia Alberico, Carlo Animato, Carla Cucchiarelli, Cecilia D'Elia, Elisabetta Flumeri, Giulio Leoni, Alessandra Tavella, Maria Paola Romeo.
The first classified novel will be published both in paper format and in digital format by Amazon Publishing. The author will receive a license plate and a Kindle e-reader device from Amazon Publishing. The authors of the second and third ranked novels will receive a Kindle e-reader and license plate provided by Amazon Publishing. In order to highlight the fight against gender violence, five mentions will be awarded as a commendation for the work on feminicide and violence against women in the social field and communication through the production of journal articles, reports, essays and broadcasts television.