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College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

Submit your writing to win prizes!

The English Department is now accepting student submissions for Creative Writing Awards.

The Evans Harrington Creative Writing Scholarship is awarded to the freshman or sophomore who shows the most promise in creative writing. The winner receives a $500 tuition waiver

The Ella Somerville Award is given to juniors or seniors who demonstrate the most talent in fiction and poetry. Two winners will each receive a $100 award

The Bondurant Prize is presented to the graduate students who write the best fiction and poetry. The prizes are two $150 awards.

Students are asked to submit no more than one manuscript per category (or up to three poems or one fiction story). Submissions could contain the contest name, address, phone number and email on a separate cover sheet so that the entries can be judged anonymously. Submissons should be delivered to Blair Hobb’s faculty mailbox in C135 Bondurant Hall. The deadline is Friday, at noon, Feb. 24.