2019 Creative Writing Contest

ATTENTION ALL INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

PURDUE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Now Submit On-line!

GENRE CATEGORIES: 

Personal Experience Narrative/Creative Nonfiction

Poetry

Short Story

AWARDS IN EACH GENRE:

First Place -       $50 + 2  complimentary tickets to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet

Second Place -  $25 + 2  complimentary tickets to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet   

Honorable Mentions - 1 complimentary ticket to Purdue’s Literary Awards Banquet 

Because we receive so many entries, only winners will be notified. 

Those students receiving awards and their teachers will each be contacted by e-mail

Awards will be presented at Purdue University on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Literary Awards Banquet featuring award-winning author Colson Whitehead.


To submit an entry please proceed to the following site:

Purdue High School Literary Award Submissions

Fill out the survey form with the required information and attach your file (pdf files only) in the space provided and submit.   Your file should also include the following identifying information at the beginning of your document 1) Contestant’s name and email; 2) high school name; and 3) teacher's name and email.

Deadline for submissions is noon on Monday, February 25, 2019.

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