Aleida Rodriguez Memorial Award in Creative Writing
Rodriguez Award Submission Period: September 13, 2021 - October 1, 2021
The Aleida Rodriguez Memorial Award in Creative Writing--created in honor of Aleida Rodriguez, who died of breast cancer in 2012--provides financial support for ASU graduate students who want to pursue a career in creative writing. One annual financial award is given to a selected MFA Creative Writing student. Awards alternate each year by genre.
This year’s award is open to 2nd and 3rd year MFA students writing POETRY.
If you would like to submit for this year’s award, please do the following:
- Sign into your ASU Gmail Account
- Follow the link to the AY 21-22 Rodriguez Memorial Award Submission page
- Complete the information form provide
- Upload/Submit ONE poem of ANY length at the bottom of this form
- The poem can be in Word .docx or .pdf formats
- The submission deadline is 5:00pm on October 1, 2021.
Contact Creative Writing Program Manager Justin Petropoulos (email@example.com) for details.
2020-2021: Steffi Sin
2019-2020: Maritza Estrada
2018-2019: Warren Glynn
2017-2018: Susan Nguyen
2016-2017: Kathryn Bucolo
2015-2016: Jennifer Conlon
2014-2015: Heath Wilcock (MFA, 2016)
2013-2014: Nathan Slinker (MFA, 2014)