Creative Writing Awards





DEADLINE: APR. 10th 4pm. sharp

(open to any undergraduate student who has taken/is taking a creative writing class
during the 2014/15 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 poetry) written by a Fredonia State student (10-15 pages of poetry)


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, 277 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 Award Ceremony on May 8th at 4 pm in the Horizon Room, Williams Center Questions should be directed to
Professor Dustin Parsons. Good luck! 

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