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Center for Writing Excellence Writing Contest

We are now accepting entries for the Fall 2014 Center for Writing Excellence Writing Contest. This year's theme is

Mysteries Around the World

The contest is open to all UWEC students, faculty, staff, and Eau Claire community members. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges andHigh Season and Fire Season by Jon Loomis will be announced during the National Day on Writing event. Prizes include:

  • Grand Prize: Copies of Sightings and You Must Be This Tall to Ride by B.J. Hollars (autographed by the author), Fire Season by Jon Loomis, On Writing by Stephen King, and a Moleskine journal.
  • Second Place: Copies of Monsters by B.J. Hollars, High Season by Jon Loomis, On Writing by Stephen King, and a Moleskine journal.
  • Third Place: Abominable Science by Daniel Loxton & Donald Prothero and a Moleskine journal.
Sightings and Monsters by BJ HollarsTen random participants will receive a copy of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle.

All submissions must be received by October 14.

Submissions must have a title and be saved as a PDF. Maximum length is 8 pages, double spaced, in Times New Roman, 12-point font (excerpts or chapters from longer works are acceptable). Multiple submissions will be judged together.

The contest is now closed. Look for a new contest soon!

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