Creative Writing Awards

ANNOUNCING

THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT UNDERGRADUATE

2014 CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

 

DEADLINE: APR. 14th 4pm. sharp

(open to any undergraduate student who has taken/is taking a creative writing class
during the 2013/14 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 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 prose) written by a Fredonia State student (10-15 pages of fiction)

 

RULES: Entries will be judged anonymously by a distinguished outside judge. 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, social security 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. ONLY ONE SUBMISSION PER CONTEST IS
PERMITTED. THE SAME POEM MAY NOT BE ENTERED IN MORE THAN ONE CONTEST.
ENTRANTS MUST SPECIFY THE CONTEST FOR WHICH THEY WISH THEIR WORK TO
BE CONSIDERED. Entries should be given to Ms. Diane Bohn in the English dept, Fenton
Hall. These contests are only open to Fredonia undergraduate students who have taken or are
taking a creative writing course. Students will be notified by April 26th or earlier, and the prizes
will be awarded at the English Department Awards Ceremony. Questions should be directed to
Professor Dustin Parsons. Good luck! 


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