Gildart Writing Prizes Available to Albion College Sophomores

Gildart Writing Prizes Available to Sophomore Students

Deadline for submissions: March 5, 2021

The Gildart Writing Prizes honor Robert H. Gildart, professor of creative writing at Albion College for 25 years.  These are cash awards of $100, $250, or $500 for sophomores in the categories of poetry, fiction, and drama. Up to three awards in each category are awarded every year. If you’re a sophomore, we invite you to submit your work for consideration!

Submissions for each category may contain more than one work but should not exceed 15 pages in total length (25 pages for drama).  Entries that contain more than one work in a category will be judged as a whole.

Each entry should have a title page that includes the following information:

(1) Gildart Prize Contest of 2021,

(2) your name,

(3) your student number,

(4) the first line of the entry, and

(5) your KC Box #. 

Your name should not appear within the poetry, fiction, or drama work you are submitting.   Please paperclip the title page(s) to each piece you submit.

Entries are due by 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, March 5, 2021

Entries can be submitted via email:

Entries can also be submitted to the English Office (406 Vulgamore Hall)