The Golden Crown Literary Society seeks judges who enjoy reading. In some ways, it's just that simple. However, in order to ensure the quality and integrity of our awards program, it is imperative that we maintain minimum standards when it comes to selecting our judges.
We don't expect all of our judges to be professional - or even amateur - reviewers. It is not necessary for our judges to have advanced degrees in Creative Writing. It is not a requirement that judges be able to diagram complex sentences.
We'd love for judges to be people who love to read. We want judges who are able and willing to take the extra step of reading critically and with a purpose. You bring that to the table. We'll provide training and evaluation tools.
Our goal is to keep our qualification and eligibility criteria simple and straight-forward: