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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.

Submit your entries by noon, November 29, 2019, using the links below:

Contests and Applications

Any questions regarding the contests should be directed to Chuck Lewis (lewisc@beloit.edu) or any instructor of creative writing. The deadline for all contests is November 29, 2019, by noon.

Collaboration and hands-on experience are the foundations of Practicum in Literary Editing, a cou...Collaboration and hands-on experience are the foundations of Practicum in Literary Editing, a course that has produced the Beloit Fiction Journal for nearly 30 years.

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