Homecoming Writing Contest

Deadline: November 1, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

While 2020 may not allow for a traditional ASU Homecoming celebration, the Department of English Homecoming Writing Contest continues! The contest celebrates the creative and scholarly writing of undergraduate students within ASU 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 November 15. Awards will be presented at a virtual event on November 18, 2020 at 5 p.m. Winners may be asked to read from their submissions. All applicants (and the general public) are invited to attend.

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

Apply Online!

Video from previous Homecoming Writing Contest Awards

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