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DIVERSITY SHOWCASE (Submissions Open January 2, 2024)

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The Diversity Showcase recognizes scripts, books, short stories, & stage plays in any genre that feature a Writer or a story about a Lead Character from an under-represented community.

"Under-represented" may include race, gender, sexual orientation, religious group, political affiliation, or physical or mental challenges.

Year: 2024 | Season: 8 | Award: $3,500

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: January 2, 2024
Early Deadline ($55): February 19, 2024
Regular Deadline ($65): March 19, 2024
Late Deadline ($75): April 22, 2024
Final Deadline ($85): May 19, 2024
All deadlines 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Winner & Official Selections announced by: July 31, 2024

* One (1) Winner will receive a $3,500 cash prize.
* Official Selections receive a laurel and a listing on the website.

Story Showcases are conducted exclusively online.

For more information on submission requirements, and answers to FAQs, see the dropdown tabs on this page.

Submissions are accepted via