2016 Rising Star Results

THis year's RISING STARs! 

The 2016 WFWA contest committee would like to first thank the generous published authors who gave their time and shared their wisdom during the first round judging. And huge thanks to the agents who supported and encouraged this contest dedicated to women’s fiction.

THE WINNERS OF THE 2016 RISING STAR CONTEST FOR UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

First Place

The Substitute Princess by Kathleen Sander Basi

Second Place

By Accident by Laura Levin

Third Place

Shelter Me by Gabrielle Luthy

Finalists

The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson 
Four Women Talking by Micki Berthelot Morency 

The Rising Star’s third year has been another resounding success, and the committee would like to thank everyone involved.

See you next year – polish those manuscripts!