ATTENTION ALL INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

PURDUE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

2018 Creative Writing Contest

Now Submit On-line!

Winning poems and stories will be considered for publication
in Purdue's on-line student literary magazine,
The Bell Tower.

 

GENRE CATEGORIES: 

Critical Essay (students are encouraged to submit essays on our "Big Read" book, Station Eleven)

Personal Experience Narrative/Creative Nonfiction

Poetry

Short Story

AWARDS IN EACH GENRE:

First Place -       $50 + 2  complimentary tickets to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet

Second Place -  $25 + 2  complimentary tickets to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet   

Honorable Mentions - 1 complimentary ticket to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet 

Because we receive so many entries, only winners will be notified.  Note that winning entries will be considered for publication in Purdue’s on-line student literary journal, The Bell Tower

Those students receiving awards and their teachers will each be contacted by e-mail

Awards will be presented at Purdue University on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Literary Awards Banquet featuring award winning author Emily St. John Mandel.


To submit an entry please proceed to the following site:

Purdue High School Literary Award Submissions

Fill out the survey form with the required information and attach your file (pdf, word, etc.) in the space provided and submit.   Your file should also include the following identifying information at the beginning of your document 1) Contestant’s name and email; 2) high school name; and 3) teacher's name and email.

Deadline for submissions is noon on Monday, March 5, 2018.

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