9th Annual Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award For Creative Writers

9th Annual Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award For Creative Writers



writers relief is proud to announce the Peter K Hixson Memorial Award for creative writers one poet and one short story writer will be selected to receive $1,800 in writer's relief submission services free of charge winners will be selected based on the strength of their writing sample as well as the strength of their personal statement submission guidelines and more about Peter K Hixson and his generous contribution to creative writers may be found on the writers relief website here are some words from previous winners dear Hickson family thank you for providing opportunities like this for writers receiving this award taught me many invaluable lessons about the submission process I am grateful for all the interest and support shown by those who assisted me a thousand cheers for the support you provide to writers like me through the legacy of the Peter K Hixson Memorial Scholarship for creative writers I imagine Peter probably thanked many people during his writing career and because of their help wanted to give back the support he had received now it's my turn to thank Peter because of his generous gift my internal dialogue is shifted from it's worth a shot to I have a shot Peter's gift has given me access to invaluable resources guidance and hope getting a call this morning from writer's relief to tell me I had won the Peter K Hixson Memorial Award was one of the most wonderful moments of my writing career and I would like to thank you so much for this rare opportunity both to bask in a moment of writing glory and to partner with writer's relief an organization that has helped so many other writers it is my distinct honor to become part of mr. Hickson's legacy we are deeply honored to offer the Peter K Hixson Memorial Award for creative writers to enter the contest follow the link in the video description below we look forward to reading your work

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