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Artie Lange Reads Terrible Reviews of His Bestselling First Book, Too Fat to Fish (2013-11-12): Comedian Artie Lange reads awful reviews of his bestselling book, Too Fat to Fish. He promises fans they will hate his next book just as much.
Davian Aw Wins 2012 Lyttle Lytton Contest (2012-04-16): The winner of the 2012 Lyttle Lytton Contest for bad writing has been announced.
Winners of 2011 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for Bad Opening Sentences Announced (2011-07-29): Sue Fondrie, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, is the winner of the 2011 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest.
Molly Ringle Wins The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest (2010-07-08): The winner of the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest is Molly Ringle of Seattle, Washington.
Screaming Whalers Tale Wins Bulwer-Lytton Contest (2009-07-02): David McKenzie has won the grand prize in San Jose State University's annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest.
Stephen King Thinks Stephenie Meyer is a Terrible Writer (2009-02-03): Stephen King says he understands the appeal the Twilight series has on young girls but her is not a fan of author Stephenie Meyer's writing.
Johnson, Updike Awarded Bad Sex in Fiction Awards (2008-11-25): Author Rachel Johnson has won
the Bad Sex In Fiction Award.
Poems of Worst Poet in the English Language Sold at Auction (2008-05-20): The poems and letters of William Topaz McGonagall, widely regarded as the worst poet in the English language were sold
at auction for $12,840.
Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Winners Announced (2006-07-14): The winners for the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest have been announced.
The Best of Bad Writing (2005-07-29): It's time once again to peruse the best of the bad writing, as decided by the judges of the
Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest.
Tom Wolfe Wins Dreaded Bad Sex Prize (2004-12-23): Britain's Literary Review horrified bestselling author Tom Wolfe when it announced last week that Wolfe had won the award that no writer wants to win, the Bad Sex Award.
2004 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Winner Announced (2004-07-20): 42-year old software developer Dave Zobel of Manhattan Beach, California, won the 2004
Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest which celebrates bad writing with a real stunner:
A very moving entry.