The Vivian Contest

The Vivian recognizes excellence in romance writing and showcases author talent and creativity. We celebrate the power of the romance genre with its central message of hope--because happily ever afters are for everyone.

**Deadline extended!** Judge applications are open now until November 20! Click the link below to apply; find out more about judging here. Email with questions. 

Vivian Judge Application

Contest Rules

View the rules of the Vivian Contest

Contest Deadlines

Important contest dates 


Contest categories


Information on contest judging


How entries in each round will be scored