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The 2017 Writing Contests Now Accepting Submissions!


Posted 01/31/2017
Submitted by Benjamin Grossberg
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

The 2017 Writing Contests are now accepting submissions!

Every year, the Department of English & Modern Languages holds competitions in ten categories, recognizing work written in introductory classes (like WRT 110, 111, and 210); critical essays on literature; interdisciplinary essays; and original poems, plays, and stories.

The competitions are open to any University of Hartford student.

Write a great essay in WRT 110, one or two years back?  Send it in!  The contests award thousands of dollars in prize money every year. 

The categories:

*Personal Essays Written in an Introductory Class (WRT 110, 111, and 210, ENG 140, or honors equivalents)
*Critical Essays Written in an Introductory Class (WRT 110, 111, and 210, ENG 140, or honors equivalents)
*Essays on American Literature
*Essays on Literature Other than American
*Interdisciplinary Essays
*Original Poetry
*Original Fiction
*Original Creative Nonfiction
*Original Drama / Screenplay
*Original Metaphysical Poetry

The deadline for entry is March 10th. 

For a full description of the categories and how to enter, go to the English & Modern Languages website:

http://www.hartford.edu/a_and_s/departments/english/writing_contest/default.aspx

Below you will also find two PDFs, one with a full description of the contest categories and the other with instructions on how to enter.

The competitions are made possible through the generous support of University of Hartford alumni.

Questions?  Contact Professor Grossberg at Grossberg@Hartford.edu or x4944.

Documents

Instructions: How to Enter
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The Categories
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