Attention, all writers! The Creative Writing Program is conducting its annual university-wide creative writing competition now through Friday, October 6, 2023 at 12 p.m. ⁠

Undergraduate students can submit: ⁠

  • 3-5 poems⁠
  • 1 short story ⁠
  • 1 creative nonfiction essay ⁠

Students can submit in multiple genres. Awards are typically $500 per academic year in the form of tuition waivers; awards of $1,000 – $5,000 may be given for special merit. Check out the full submission guidelines here.

When you’re ready to submit, you can email your work to Linnea Harris (Assistant to the Director of Creative Writing) at ⁠

Reminder: This competition is open to students in ALL majors—good luck, and we can’t wait to read your work! ⁠