This year the Top of the Mountain Book Award is open to both published and unpublished authors as long as the contest submission has not been previously published in any form.
Two Categories: Fiction and Creative/Narrative Nonfiction
Dates of submission: October 21, 2013 to February 1, 2014
Finalists and winners will be announced on March 28, 2014 during dinner at the NCW 9th Annual Writers Conference. Attendance at the conference is not required. (Option to attend the dinner only is available).
First Place: Framed certificate and $1,000
The guidelines and submission requirements can be found at the Northern Colorado Writers website. Please read guidelines carefully and thoroughly; some rules have changed.