New York and Los Angeles – The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) today announced a joint call for submissions for the second annual WGA New Media Writing Awards. Submissions will be accepted beginning September 19, 2011, through November 18, 2011. WGA New Media Writing Award nominees will be announced on January 11, 2012, along with Videogame Writing Award nominees. Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media and Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media will be presented at the upcoming 2012 Writers Guild Awards to be held on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.

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