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Trinity College English Department Prizes, Deadline is April 8
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Wednesday, April 02, 2014
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Christina Bolio
Department:English
We hope that you will consider submitting your best work for the 2014 English Prizes. Monetary awards are given for the best submissions for each contest listed below. All undergraduate students presently enrolled at Trinity College are encouraged to enter.
 
THE FRED PFEIL MEMORIAL PRIZE IN CREATIVE WRITING
This Prize is awarded annually for a piece of literary work (fiction, poetry,
play script, screenplay, creative nonfiction) which addresses issues of social
justice and the impact of culture and politics on human relationships.
One submission per student.
 
THE TRINITY ALUMNUS PRIZES IN FICTION
Prizes awarded for short stories of any length.
One submission per student.
 
JOHN CURTIS UNDERWOOD MEMORIAL PRIZES IN POETRY
Prizes awarded for up to four pages of original poetry.
Up to four pages of poetry per student.
 
THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS PRIZE
An award for one poem of any length
(with possible publication in a nationally distributed journal).
One submission per student.
 
THE FRANK W. WHITLOCK PRIZES IN DRAMA
Prizes awarded for one-act play scripts.
One submission per student.
 
THE ALUMNI PRIZES IN ENGLISH COMPOSITION
Prizes awarded for expository writing. Essays originally written for college
courses will be accepted if conscientiously revised and retyped.
One submission per student.
 
THE F.A. BROWN PRIZES IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
Prizes awarded for an original persuasive speech, 5-8 minutes in length,
on a contemporary issue selected by the student speaker.
Students wishing to enter this contest must sign up with
Christina Bolio in the English Department @ 860-297-2036
no later than Friday, April 11th, 2014.
Contestants will deliver their speeches starting at
6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15th in Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall.
 
DEADLINE for all submissions is TUESDAY, APRIL 8th at 11:59 p.m.
 
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
-- Send your work as an email attachment(s) to englishdepartment@trincoll.edu
--- Please also include a cover sheet with your name, year, and box number. To ensure anonymity, do NOT put your name on your actual work, just the cover sheet.
-- Work submitted after the April 8th deadline will not be considered.
-- Contest winners will be notified prior to the Honors Day Ceremony, held on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. in the College Chapel.
-- Contests are open to ALL undergraduate students (including IDP students) presently registered at Trinity College.
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