Thanks to a generous endowed gift from Mark and Melody Teppola, each spring we will offer prizes for outstanding student work in three genres: poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
Winners in each genre will be awarded a cash prize and will read from their winning work at an awards celebration.
First Prize – $400
Second Prize – $300
Third Prize – $200
Awards are open only to currently enrolled Willamette University students. Maximum one entry per student.
Entries will be judged blind; no name should appear on the manuscript. Winners will be selected by the following nationally-recognized, award-winning writers:
Poetry: Geffrey Davis, author of Night Angler
Fiction: R.O. Kwon, author of The Incendiaries
Nonfiction: Justin St. Germain, author of Son of a Gun
Submit one poem, one story, or one essay (15 pages maximum) between November 30, 2019, and January 30, 2020.
Submit here: https://wucreativewritingprizes.submittable.com/submit
Although Mark and Melody Teppola are no longer with us, we are grateful for all they have done for Willamette. This gift to creative writing is one of many of the Teppola legacy gifts.
Contact Scott Nadelson: email@example.com