Call for Submissions: 2016 Creative Writing Prizes

The Creative Writing Program is now accepting Fordham student submissions to the 2016 Creative Writing Prizes. Applications will be accepted until February 7, 2016. Click on the titles of prizes to access the online submission manager. 

Academy of American Poets Prize
Eligibility: Any Fordham student
Guidelines: Submit up to 5 pages of poetry (1 poem per page). Include year at Fordham and campus affiliation (Lincoln Center or Rose Hill). The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.
Prize: 1 prize of $100

Bernice Kilduff White & John J. White Creative Writing Prize
Eligibility: Rose Hill senior undergraduate students
Guidelines: Submit up to (but no more than) 1500 words of text (fiction, non-fiction or poetry). Please identify the genre you are submitting. The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.
Prize: 1 prize Cash Amount to be determined.

Margaret Lamb/Writing to the Right-Hand Margin Prizes
Eligibility: Any Fordham student
Guidelines: Submit up to (but no more than) 1500 words of text (fiction or non-fiction). Please identify the genre you are submitting. Include year at Fordham and campus affiliation (Lincoln Center or Rose Hill). The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.
Prize: 4 prizes of $100

The Reid Family Prize
Eligibility: Any Fordham student
Given for excellence in the field of creative expression and engaged commitment to social justice
Prize: 1 prize of $500 + an additional $500 given to charity of winner's choice

Ully Hirsch/Robert F. Nettleton Poetry Prizes
Eligibility: Lincoln Center undergraduate students
Guidelines: Submit up to 5 pages of poetry (1 poem per page). The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript. Prize: 2 prizes of $100