Essay Contests

Please submit your best work for the Feyt/Armstrong and/or Joseph Marthan Critical Essay Awards.

the prizes: a $100 cash award (Feyt Armstrong) and $50 cash award (Marthan)

the details:

The Feyt-Armstrong Prize is given for best critical essay for a literature class.

The Joseph Marthan Prize is given for best short critical essay (no more than 5 pages).

• submit only one essay per prize
• each essay must have been written for a LITT course (no General Studies essays)
• each essay must have been written as the final essay for Spring 2011 or during the Summer 2011, Fall 2011, or Spring 2012 semesters
• no senior seminar papers or senior project papers

more details:

Head over to the ARHU office–K-150–and give Mr. Lafferty a copy of your essay (without your name on it), plus an envelope containing your name, essay title, phone number, and social security number.

The deadline for entries is Friday, April 13 at 4:30 pm.


Please submit your best work for:

• The Stephen Dunn award for poetry ($200)
(submit up to two poems, no longer than 2 pages each)

• The Joseph Courter Fiction Award ($200)

• The James Baldwin Fiction Award ($100)
submit one story for both awards up to 20 pages double spaced

How to submit to these awards:

Send your work to by Friday, April 13 at 4:30.

(Please use .doc or .docx formatting!)

The winner will be announced at The Really, Really Big LITT Bash, held this year on Friday, April 20 at 4:30 in the TRLC.

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