October 19, 2010

Student Writing Contest

Announcing the Writing Initiative's first annual Writing Contest!

The contest will kick off tomorrow, October 20, the National Day on Writing and will continue through November 24. We will be accepting submissions in 4 genres: poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and academic essays.

Judges will choose a first, second, and third place winner, and winners will be announced on December 10. 

All PCCC students are invited to enter!

Submission guidelines:

Poetry                            75 line maximum

Short Fiction                  6,000 word maximum

Creative Nonfiction      5,000 word maximum

Academic Essays          4,000 word maximum

Submissions must be typed, single or double spaced, with no name listed. Your name should appear only on the submission cover sheet. The sheet can be downloaded from this page or picked up in the PCCC Writing Center.

Submissions may be turned in via email at writingcenter@pccc.edu, or delivered by hand to the Writing Center (located on the Paterson Campus, in the library).

At the Passaic Academic Center, entries can be delivered to PAC-113 on Wednesdays between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

Submissions will be accepted between October 20 and November 24.

Judges will choose a first, second, and third place winner in each category. Winners will be announced on Dec. 10.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Nesius at enesius@pccc.edu or 973-684-6160.

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