Writing Contest - LittWorld 2024

Enter the LittWorld 2024 Writing Contest

In anticipation of LittWorld 2024 in Mexico, MAI invites your participation in a writing contest related to the conference theme, Publishing for Lasting Impact.

The contest is being conducted in both English and Spanish, with winners selected in each language category. First-place winners in English and Spanish will each receive $300 USD; second-place winners will receive $150 USD. Selected entries will be published on the MAI website and social media, and shared with LittWorld 2024 participants.

Entries will be accepted between March 1 and May 15, 2024.

How to Enter

Submit an original, previously unpublished piece of writing on this topic:  Describe one of your most memorable experiences in Christian writing or publishing. What was your takeaway from it? Conclude with one piece of advice for a person who is deciding whether or not to go into writing or publishing ministry. 

Give a title to your entry.

Word limit

Your entry must be 800 words or less. Entries exceeding this limit will be disqualified.

Judging criteria

Contest judges will evaluate your entry on the basis of its writing quality, overall impact and takeaway value for the reader. 

When to enter

Entries will be accepted starting March 1 until midnight C.S.T. on May 15 to be considered for prizes. 

How to submit your entry:*

  • Send your entry in the body of an email to [email protected]. You will receive a reply within 5 days to verify that we have received your entry.
  • If your entry has been translated into English from another language, please send both the translated and the original-language versions.

*Entries by MAI staff or former staff, Board, Trustees or their immediate family members will not be considered for prizes, but their participation is welcomed.  At least 20 entries must be received in the English and Spanish contests for cash prizes to be awarded.

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