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May 18, 2021

March 2021 - FictionFive Contest Results!

We are thrilled to announce the results of the March 2021 FictionFive Contest!

And the winner is… drum roll please…

Julie Weaver’s Romance entry The Payback was the highest rated entry across all categories in the March 2021 FictionFive contest and wins the top prize, a $150 gift card!

Congratulations to all our finalists in the 5 fiction categories. The top 3 finalists in each category won feedback from one literary agent and one developmental editor (on top of bragging rights!)

We are proud to announce that more than 50% (!) of the finalists received requests for more pages from literary agents! Great job and best of luck on your querying journey! 

See the full list of finalists below, including the honorable mentions in each category, which are the high-rated entries that ranked close to the finalists.

We continue to be amazed by the support and engagement of our users. It was the generous time of our volunteer judges that made this contest possible. A big thank you to all our judges, agents and editors!

The participating literary agents were: Matt Belford at The Tobias Literary Agency, Jennifer Herrington at Harvey Klinger Literary Agency, Stephanie Winter at P.S. Literary Agency, Danya Kukafka at Aevitas Creative Management, and Jackie Williams at The Knight Agency.

Save the date: our next contest is penciled in for October 2021!