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The First Annual Abalone Awards
The Cultural, Interracial, and Multicultural Special Interest Chapter of Romance Writers of America is hosting the first annual Abalone Awards.
The Abalone Awards for Published and Unpublished Writers
The purpose of The Abalone Awards contest is to professionally uplift and support writers and recognize outstanding unpublished and published works of writers of Ethno-Cultural Romance.
CIMRWA members – $15.00,
non-CIMRWA members/RWA members – $20.00,
non-CIMRWA members/non-RWA members – $25.00.
***ENTRY DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED to February 17, 2013 at midnight PST.***
Ethno-Cultural Romance: stories that focus primarily on the romantic relationship and revolves around Cultural, Interracial, or Multicultural aspects of the character(s), location(s) or theme(s).
Cultural: of a particular social, ethnic, religious group; character(s), location or theme(s) of a SINGLE CULTURAL
group (such as Native American, African American, Israeli, Hispanic, Iraqi, Irish… and other cultural groups)
Interracial: conducted, involving, or existing between different races. (MORE THAN ONE racial group.) Which includes interracial (character(s)) of multiple ethnic, cultural or religions heritage/ancestry
Multicultural: of MORE THAN ONE culture relating to, consisting of, or participating in the cultures of different countries, ethnic groups, or religions.
CIM Special Interest Chapter of RWA
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