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Apply for Writing Prizes!

The deadline to apply for writing prizes awarded by the Writing Programs and the English Department is Monday, March 2. Applications for the Annie Sonnenblick Writing Award are due March 27.

The English Department and Writing Programs invite students to submit outstanding poetry, fiction, and other prose for consideration for prizes. These prizes recognize exceptional student writing and also support summer projects and graduate study. Prizewinners have included students from all majors and class years. Students have undertaken various ambitious projects through summer fellowships, including travel to Bangladesh, Kenya, and other foreign destinations. Students have also completed research, oral history projects, and personal writing initiatives. Wesleyan Writers Conference scholarships are also available.

Most awards include a cash prize. For a description of the awards, click here.

To apply, fill out the online application here, and send your submissions as email attachments to etinker[at]wesleyan[dot]edu (English Department Prizes) or swashburn01[at]wesleyan[dot]edu (Writing Programs Prizes) with the subject heading: Writing Prize—(Name of Prize). If submitting for more than one prize, please send in separate emails.

Wesleyan Student Prize Winners Reading

Could this be Maxwell Bevilacqua ’12s last stand? Here’s one performance to look forward to that hasn’t been moved to the ice rink:

Come to the Russell House this Wednesday May 8th, 2013 to hear winners of Wesleyan’s writing prizes read from their work!

Date: Tonight, May 8
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place:  Russell House (350 High Street)
Cost: Free