Home » Contests & Awards for Undergrad Writers

Contests & Awards for Undergrad Writers

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.

February

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

March

Crab Orchard Review Awards in Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Stony Brook College Short Fiction Contest

Poetry Society of New Hampshire College Poetry Contest

April

Juniper Summer Writing Institute Scholarship
*a Normandale student won this scholarship in 2012

November

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.

December

The Lyric College Poetry Contest

Dylan Days Creative Writing Contest (check this link after January 2014 for updated info)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s