2016 Denise Gess Literary Awards at Rowan University
Attention all Rowan creative writers!
The Department of Writing Arts is pleased to announce the 2016 Denise Gess Literary Awards, a competition in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction offering cash prizes of $150 for first place, $50 for second and $25 for third.
Rowan University Award For Poetry
Edward J. Czwartacki Award For Short Fiction
Pat B. Tweedie Award For Creative Nonfiction
All currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in good standing at Rowan University are eligible to submit their original work for consideration by 4 p.m., March 25, 2016. Students may enter in more than one genre.
This year, for the first time, electronic submissions will be accepted. The submission guidelines are listed in each of the categories above. Paper copies of the guidelines will available in the Writing Arts office, 201 Hawthorn Hall.
Winners will be posted online on or before Friday, April 8 after which a public reading and reception for winners will be held.
For any questions, contact:
Julia MacDonnell Chang
Department of Writing Arts