Congratulations to the 

  2017 Emily Contest Winners  

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West Houston RWA’s Emily Contest is a premier contest for unpublished romance writing. Our hallmarks:

  • Incisive first-round feedback
  • High request rate from final round editors and judges
  • Springboard to success for new writers

For over 25 years, Emily entrants have found success through entering our contest. Visit our history page to see all the great names who finaled, back before they were published. You could be next!

Check out what several former finalists have to say about the Emily Contest: