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THE CRIME LIST (Submissions Open October 31, 2023)

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The Crime List recognizes scripts, books, short stories & stage plays in any genre that feature a crime story (murder, gangsters, fraud, corruption, missing persons, kidnappings, revenge, heist, etc.)

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

Submissions Open: October 31, 2023
Early Deadline ($55): December 19, 2023
Regular Deadline ($65): January 22, 2024
Late Deadline ($75): February 19, 2024
Final Deadline ($85): March 19, 2024
All deadlines 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Winner & Official Selections announced by: May 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