The English department at the University of Mississippi offers six awards. The Evans Harrington Creative Writing Scholarship is awarded to the freshman or sophomore who shows the most promise in creative writing. The two recipients will receive $1,000 tuition waivers for next year.
The Ella Somerville Award is given to the juniors or seniors who demonstrate the most talent in fiction and poetry. The two recipients will receive $100 awards.
The Bondurant Prize is presented to the graduate students who write the best fiction and poetry. The two recipients will receive $150 awards.
Submit no more than one manuscript per category: Poetry (up to three poems) or fiction (one story) to Ms. Blair Hobbs, lecturer in the English department. Send writings to: Faculty Mailbox in C135 Bondurant Hall
IMPORTANT: Put contest name, address, phone number, and email addresses on a separate cover sheet (not manuscript) to ensure anonymity. Manuscripts cannot be returned.
DEADLINE FOR ALL SUMBMISSIONS: THURSDAY, MARCH 7, AT NOON