Professional feedback and a chance to earn a trophy and bragging rights—yours for entering the Florida Writers Association’s flagship Royal Palm Literary Award writing competition!

“A really great learning experience.” —Marina Brown

“YES! I received my rubrics! I must say they are invaluable tools for helping me improve my writing. The judges took plenty of time and were remarkably insightful and constructive with their comments. I learned a lot from them. What a great service you provide.” —Lyla Ellizey

“The comments have inspired me.” —Michele Moncure

“Please thank the judges for their thorough and insightful critiques. As a new author, I treasure their feedback!”—Joni Fisher

“I am delighted with receiving comments to go with the scores that made my book a winner. What a blessing it is to be part of an organization where writers truly help writers.” —Tricia Pimental

» Lists of past winners are available here

» Read samples of first-place winning works in the “RPLA Showcase”

2017 Royal Palm Literary Award Competition is closed to submissions.

Highlights of the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards Banquet

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