Resources & Opportunities
Bring your Work to Life Beyond the Classroom
- The Beloit Fiction Journal is a student co-managed literary journal publishing the best in contemporary short fiction. Traditional and experimental narratives find a home in its pages.
- Pocket Lint (Student Literary Magazine)
- The Round Table is Beloit College’s student newspaper.
- WBCR is Beloit’s student radio station.
- For the entrepreneurial, the Center for Entrepreneurship in Liberal Arts Education at Beloit (CELEB) can help you find a path to showcase your work.
Enter your Work in Writing Contests
We have an extensive array of creative writing contests each year with a range of recognitions and prizes. After initial screening by Beloit faculty, each contest is judged by a writer, literary critic, or faculty member not teaching at Beloit. The Mackey Award is judged by an established American author.
- ACM Nick Adams Short Story Contest: $1,000 for the best short story written by a student at one of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.
- Lois and Willard Mackey ’45 Prize for Creative Writing: $1,000 for the best creative writing by a Beloit College undergraduate.
- Margaret W. Baker Prize Scholarship: $500 scholarship for the best creative writing by a first-year student.
- Beloit Poetry Journal/Academy of American Poet Award: $100 for the best poem or group of poems.
- White-Howells English Prize–Poetry: $100 for the best poem or group of poems.
- White-Howells English Prize–Prose: $100 for the best work of prose (fiction or drama).
- Marion and David Stocking Prize: $100 for the best non-fiction prose.
- Mary F. Hodge Prize: $100 for the best creative narrative work based on a historical event.
Work with a Mackey Chair