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Cash Prizes in Creative Writing Contest for Students - Call for Submissions

Cash Prizes in Creative Writing Contest for Students - Call for Submissions

Call for submissions: President's Prizes in Creative Writing Competition in POETRY - SHORT FICTION - SCREENPLAY - STAGE PLAY

AND THE LORNA MARSDEN AWARD FOR CREATIVE WRITING IN FRENCH OPEN TO ALL GENRES.

Get writing. The President’s Prizes in Creative Writing Competition is looking for original pieces in one or all of the following genres: poetry, short fiction, screenplay and stage play.

The contest is open to all full or part-time York University undergraduate students at the Keele and Glendon campuses. The deadline for online submission is Friday January 21, 2021 by 11:59 pm.

Although students can submit work to more than one category, they may only submit one work per genre. Submissions must fall within the four genres.

A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the best entry in each genre. Material submitted must be original, unpublished and cannot have previously won any other contests.

The entries will be judged anonymously. Results of the competition will be announced within three months of the deadline. Prizes will be awarded at The President’s and LA&PS Creative Writing Reception in the spring.

Winners’ names will be published in yFile and posted on the English Department and Creative Writing Program websites.

For all the details, including submission format, visit the Creative Writing Program website.
For further questions, contact Kimberly Wilson, Creative Writing Program Assistant, by email at kimberly@yorku.ca.