HWG presents our 2017 annual short story contest:

We’ll be accepting submissions from 09/06/17 to 12/31/17 for fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories no longer than 5000 words.
The theme of this year's contest is Outside the Window – Tales of the World: submissions must adhere to the topic - related to traveling, exploring, and/or experiencing new and different cultures, and how traveling opens one’s mind to understand and appreciate the world around us.
All qualifying entries will receive feedback from our judge panel that includes industry professionals, and prizes will be given to 1st place and runner up. Eligible entries will be published in HWG Press next anthology.
For more information click here.


Book Launch:

April 29th 8 pm to 10 pm at Wyndham Hotel Medical Center (close to Rice University)

We will gather at the hotel bar to congratulate the winners of the contest Out of Many, One in an award ceremony, and introduce the volume with the winning entries from HWG Press.
Come meet the authors as well as HWG Board of Directors, agents, and speakers that will present in the conference. Hors d'ouvres included with purchase of book launch ticket. Cash bar.
Hotel address:
6800 Main Street Houston,TX 77030 US


$11/DAY | $19/DAY VALET

Out of Many One – Celebrating Diversity

Writing Conest

41j+tZeXLVL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Collected from the winning entries of the Houston Writers Guilds' Out of Many, One: Celebrating Diversity contest, these short stories and poems capture the vulnerable truth of what it means to be human and celebrate the beauty of being unique. We hope you have a laugh or even shed a tear while reading them, but we especially hope that they provide some food for thought to help bring positive changes and acceptance to the world we live in.





Contest Winners:

Mark C. Harwell - 1st place - fiction
Mark C. Harwell - Honorary Mention - fiction
Teresa Di Tore - 2nd place - fiction
Christopher C. Dimond - 3rd place - fiction
Dorothy Tinker - Honorary Mention - fiction
Clancy Weeks - Honorary Mention - fiction
Shireen Hakim - Honorary Mention - fiction
A. Catherine Vouvray - Honorary Mention - fiction
Jim DuLaney - Honorary Mention - fiction
Monica Berry - Honorary Mention - creative non-fiction

James Garrison - 1st place - poetry
James Garrison - Honorary Mention - poetry
Anna-Catherine Rose - 2nd place - poetry
Mary Singer - 3rd place - poetry
Mary Singer - Honorary Mention - poetry
Vanessa Caraveo - Honorary Mention - poetry
Tanya Howard - Honorary mention - poetry