Homecoming Writing Contest

Deadline: October 14, 2021 by 11:59 p.m.

Tthe Department of English Homecoming Writing 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 October 21. Awards will be presented at a virtual event on October 28, 2021 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.

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Video from previous Homecoming Writing Contest Awards

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