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Undergraduate Creative Writing Contest

The English Department will make Writing Awards in each of the four categories described below. Students must be enrolled undergraduates at UT.  Manuscripts must be typed, all prose is double-spaced. Cover sheet should contain: name, address, phone number, student identification number, title and first line of material submitted. Please indicate clearly on the title page of each entry or group of entries (one title page will suffice for five poems in the same contest) which contest the entry is for. Please submit a different cover sheet for each award/genre that you enter.

Names on the cover sheet only, please. Staple items together that you are submitting to the same contest. Manuscripts will not be returned, so keep a copy.

All entries must be submitted by 5p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013 to:

Professor Marilyn Kallet

311 McClung Tower, Campus.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday , April 10th, 2013. For further information, contact Marilyn Kallet, e-mail:

BAIN-SWIGGETT POETRY PRIZE: First Prize: $200, second Prize: $100. This is an endowed prize for traditional forms of poetry. Students may submit up to five poems.

KNICKERBOCKER POETRY PRIZE: First Prize: $200, Second Prize: $100. Endowed prize for non-traditional forms, such as free verse, experimental verse, etc. Submit up to five poems.

CAPTAIN ROBERT A.BURKE AWARD FOR FICTION: First Prize: $200, Second Prize: $100. Submit up to twenty pages, double-spaced.

ELEANORA BURKE AWARD FOR NON-FICTION: First Prize $200, Second Prize: $100. Submit up to fifteen pages, double-spaced.

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