New for 2020!

A chance for RWA members to demonstrate their skills as cover designers!

We know that our members are talented, and for the two anthologies which will be released in 2020 (Sweet Treats – Cupcakes and Spicy Bites – Leather), we are giving you the opportunity to design the covers.

Download the contest conditions and the cover size template below for more information.

Once entries open, an ‘Enter Here’ button will be available on this page.

Opening date:              30th January 2020. 

Closing date:                11.59 pm Sydney time, 19 February 2020.

Eligibility:                       RWAust members only. All membership categories are eligible (Aspiring, Emerging and Established).

Entry fee:                        Free

Judging:                           Judging is in two rounds.
                                                Preliminary: online voting on RWA social media platforms or dedicated blog post.
                                                Final round judging:  RWA Committee.

Entry specifications:  Designs are to suit an 8 x 5 inch book. A cover sizing template is provided to assist (noting that the full
                                          wrap will need to be adjusted once the final page count of the book is known).

Prize:                               The winning designs will be used as the covers of the anthologies.

No. of entries:              Maximum of TWO entries per person (one for each anthology)

How to enter:               Go to the link on the RWA website to fill in your online entry form:

Downloadable Information:


Approximate cover size template

                       RWA logo for use on spine

Queries:                        Contact the Contest Coordinator Bree Verity: