2018 Literary Awards
Rules for Submitting University Entries

Only students registered for the 2017-18 academic year (or one semester, either fall or spring) at Purdue University and its regional campuses or at IUPUI are eligible.

Work that has been previously published (or accepted for publication) is not eligible for submission (except for journalism).

Entries that do not conform to these guidelines will not be considered.

You may submit up to three entries for each award, but you may not submit the same entry to more than one award.

Any work that has previously won a Literary Awards prize is ineligible. Students are welcome to submit non-winning entries from previous competitions.

Due to the large volume of submissions, only those students who receive awards will be notified via email sometime before the end of March.


To submit an entry please proceed to the following website:

Purdue Literary Award Submissions 2018

Fill out the survey form with the required information and attach your file (pdf, word, etc.) in the space provided and submit. 

The author's name must not appear on the submitted file to preserve anonymity during the judging.

Deadline for submissions is noon on Monday, March 5, 2018. The survey form will be closed at that time.  The English Main office will not be accepting paper copies of submission.


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