Entries and payments for the 2018 Fiction From the Heartland Contest are due no later than 11:59pm CT on October 1, 2018. Enter using the form below and upload your entry document using the uploader below the form.
See the Official Rules for more details about how to format your entry. Submit your entry form below and upload your entry.
The finalist judges for this contest are listed below, though, please note that MARA reserves the right to make changes to this list as needed. These agents and editors will read and judge the entries that final in the Fiction from the Heartland Contest.
Kaitlyn Johnson, Corvisiero Literary Agency
Elizabeth Winick Rubenstein, McIntosh & Otis
Ann Rose, Prospect Agency
Cori Deyoe, Three Seas Literary Agency
Grace House, Berkley Publishing
Brenda Chin, Entangled Publishing
Patience Bloom, Harlequin
Sinclair Sawhney, Tule Publishing
Rhonda Penders, Wild Rose Press
By submitting the form below you agree to our entry *Waiver and agree to abide by the rules and requirements of this contest.
Submit your entry document here (.doc or .docx)
*Waiver: I hereby request that this entry be entered in the Fiction From the Heartland contest. I certify this to be my original work. I understand that contest judging is subjective by nature. In consideration of MARA’s acceptance of my entry in this contest, I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless MARA, its officers, members and all judges from liability for its/their handling of my entry.