Creative Writing Awards

ANNOUNCING

THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT UNDERGRADUATE

2017 CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

 

Deadline: April 7th, 4 p.m. sharp

(open to any undergraduate student who has taken/is taking a creative writing class during the 2016-2017 academic year at Fredonia)
 

The Mary Louise White Poetry Award:

($100; 1 second prize of $50) For the best poem or group of poems written by a Fredonia State undergraduate student (max. 3 pgs, 1 poem per page)

The Mary Louise White Fiction Award:

($100; 1 second prize of $50) For the best short story written by a Fredonia State undergraduate student (max. 10 pgs)

The Mary Louise White Creative Writing Award:

($300; 1 second prize of $50) For the best work of creative writing (to alternate between prose and poetry every year, this year it will be for FICTION) written by a Fredonia State undergraduate student (10-15 pages of fiction)

 

RULES: Entries will be judged anonymously. Please do not put your name or any other identifying information on your work—otherwise, you will be removed from the contest. Instead, please attach a cover sheet indicating your name, address, phone number, the title(s) of your work, and which award(s) you are entering on a separate sheet for each entry. For fiction, please number your pages. No poem or short story may be used for more than one award. Please type all submissions. Keep copies of your work; entries will not be returned.

Entries should be given to Ms. Barbara Sheldon in the English Department in Fenton 277. These contests are open only to Fredonia undergraduate students who have taken or are taking a creative writing course in the 2016-2017 academic year. Students will be notified by April 22nd or earlier, and the prizes will be awarded at the English Department Awards Ceremony.

ONLY ONE SUBMISSION PER AWARD IS PERMITTED. THE SAME STORY MAY NOT BE ENTERED IN MORE THAN ONE AWARD. ENTRANTS MUST SPECIFY THE AWARD FOR WHICH THEY WISH THEIR WORK TO BE CONSIDERED.

Good luck!

 

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