Founded in 1997 as the Police Writers Club, the Public Safety Writers Association is open to both new and experienced, published and not yet published writers. Members include police officers, civilian police personnel, firefighters, fire support personnel, emergency personnel, security personnel and others in the public safety field. Also represented are those who write about public safety including mystery writers, magazine writers, journalists and those who are simply interested in the genre. The association also welcomes publishers, editors, agents and others who help writers realize their writing goals.
Contact contest for this year's deadline.
The writing must be about crime and mystery fiction or non-fiction, technical writing for public safety magazines in print or online, or anyone interested in writing.
Categories: Fiction/Book/Published, Fiction/Book/Non-Published, Fiction/Short Story/Published, Fiction/Short Story/Non-published, Non-Fiction/Book/Non-published, Non-Fiction/Book/Published, Non-Fiction/Creative/Non-Published, Non-Fiction/Technical Writing/Published, Screenplay/Non-Published,
Non-Fiction/Creative/Published, Non-Fiction/Article/Published, Poetry, Technical Manual, Non-Fiction/Column/Published, Flash Fiction/Non-Published
Those placing first or second in each category received an engraved wooden plaque. Those placing third or receiving an honorable mention received a certificate.