Homecoming Writing Contest

Deadline: October 15, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.

The Department of English Homecoming Writing Contest celebrates the creative and scholarly writing of undergraduate students within the ASU Department of English (English and Film and Media Studies majors or minors [non-BIS]). ASU Online students are eligible. Awards will be presented to the first place winners in the following categories (applicants may submit one entry* per category):

  • Poetry: $500
  • Short story/creative nonfiction: $500
  • Scholarly essay: $500

The Scholarship Committee will review all entries and notify student(s) selected for awards via email by October 20. Awards will be presented at an event featuring a talk by assistant professor Heather Maring on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) room 117. Winners may be asked to read from their submissions. All applicants are invited to attend.

*One entry=one scholarly essay, one short story or creative nonfiction piece, or one to six poems.

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Video from previous Homecoming Writing Contest Awards

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