SFWP is hiring! Join our team as our Social Media Manager

We’re looking for a social media manager to lead our social media strategy across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to help support our growing presence in the literary community! SFWP is a traditional publisher who, for the last 22 years, has gone against the...

The 2019 Literary Awards Program winners

What an extraordinary contest! This was one of SFWP’s most exciting years. We saw so many amazing entries, and are still reviewing dozens of them for the publishing wing. Contracts have already been offered to several contestants, including Elizabeth Gonzalez...

Book Review: The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott

The World Doesn’t Require You Author: Rion Amilcar Scott Liveright Publishing, of W.W. Norton & Company, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-63149-538-0 $27.95   Make Your Descendants Proud: Ancestral Worship, Language Ownership, and Whose Stories We Tell in Rion Amilcar...

The 2019 Literary Awards Program “Top Six List”

It’s been a long wait for the Short List folks! This year’s Awards Program was spectacular. There are so many amazing authors on the Short List, Carmen says it’s felt almost impossible at times to figure out the winning entry. To tide you over, here...

2019 Awards Program Short List

A couple weeks ago, we announced the 2019 SFWP Literary Awards Program Long List. Today, we received the “short list.” We are down to just 20 manuscripts. One of the authors below will be the winner of the 2019 Literary Awards program. Let’s get...

2019 Awards Program Long List

What an amazing Literary Awards Program! Over the last 20 years, the Awards Program has grown into an international sensation, attracting a diverse range of voices from all around the world. This year’s program saw nearly a thousand entries arrive from over 25...