2010 English Department Writing Awards in Honor of Lester M. Wolfson
Rules and Procedures:
Prizes in poetry, short fiction, drama, and non-fiction prose. The poetry award is in honor of Lester M. Wolfson, Emeritus Professor of English, who served as chief administrative officer of Indiana University South Bend from 1964 until his retirement as Chancellor in 1987. (Please note that these student awards are different from the new national poetry book prize. Further info on that contest available in the tab above.)
All Indiana University South Bend students full and part time who are in good standing and who have been enrolled in any academic term during the calendar year of the submission deadline are eligible to enter all genres. Students who have won 1st place in a genre in a previous competition are no longer eligible to enter that genre, but may enter other genres.
1. Submit manuscripts by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 15, 2010.
2. Manuscript preparation:
A. Submit documents as a Word, PDF, or RFT attachment.
B. Include name, student ID#, and IU South Bend e-mail address on the first page only of each manuscript.
Poetry: 1 to 3 poems, maximum of 6 pages
Short Fiction: 1 story, maximum of 5,000 words
Drama: 1 one-act or 1 full-length play (no musicals)
Non-fiction Prose: 1 work of non-fiction, maximum of 5,000 words
Winners will be announced at the ceremony on Saturday, April 10, 2010. This year’s judge and guest speaker is poet Mary Szybist.
Any manuscripts submitted are automatically considered by the staff of Analecta, IU South Bend’s student-edited and student-written inter-arts magazine, for publication in its annual spring issue.