Enter the 2018 Harvardwood Writers Competition

We are now accepting submissions to the 2018 Harvardwood Writers Competition!

Industry professionals, with support from the Harvardwood Board of Directors, will evaluate all scripts entered to determine the winner and two runners up from each category. Results will be announced in late 2019.

Winning scripts will be read by an array of industry professionals, including literary managers, agents, and development professionals. All winners and runners-up will also receive free admission to the 2018-19 Harvardwood Writers Program module of their choice and a small cash award.

In addition, winners of the Harvardwood Writers Competition and writers named to the Harvardwood Most Staffable TV Writers List will receive one-on-one mentorships with industry professionals. Only writers who have participated in the HWP - TV Modules during the preceding fall and spring semesters are eligible for the annual Harvardwood Most Staffable TV Writers list.

The Harvardwood Writers Competition (HWC) was founded in 2006 with the aim of recognizing superior work by Harvard writers and giving these talented individuals the opportunity to gain industry exposure. The HWC features three categories:

  • Feature screenplays (90-120 pages, all genres)
  • Television pilots (half-hour and one-hour, all genres)
  • Shorts (30 pages maximum, all genres)

Before submitting your script(s), please carefully review all of the information found here.

The final deadline to apply os July 31, 2018—no exceptions!

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