Here are some contests, awards, and other publication opportunities especially for writers studying at community colleges and four-year colleges. They’re arranged by deadline.
The SCCC Creative Writing Festival Undergraduate Awards in Fiction, Poetry, Play Writing, and Creative Nonfiction
Deadline February 14, 2014 – $10 entry fee
Hollins University Literary Festival Undergraduate Poetry and Fiction Prize
*A Normandale student won Honorable Mention in this competition in 2012
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Scholarship
*a Normandale student won this scholarship in 2012
AWP Intro Journals Awards in Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Current Normandale students – contact Kris Bigalk, Director of Creative Writing, for guidelines and entry information
*A Normandale student was the first community college student to win this award in poetry; he did so in 2010.