Faculty encouraged to enter student pieces in writing competition

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 University Writing Awards, sponsored by the UNT Faculty Senate. Faculty members may nominate pieces written by students in the 2016 calendar year in a variety of categories. The deadline is Feb. 17.

The categories are: 

  • Graduate Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Graduate Creative Writing: Nonfiction
  • Graduate Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Graduate Scholarly Writing: Argumentative or Expository
  • Undergraduate Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Undergraduate Creative Writing: Nonfiction
  • Undergraduate Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Undergraduate Scholarly Writing: Argumentative or Expository

Winners will be recognized at Honors Day on April 21 and will receive cash prizes ranging from $325 to $500.

Submissions must be 20 pages or less, typed (double-spaced), using 12-point Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins and page numbers in the upper right-hand corner. The student’s name and the title of each work must be submitted on a separate “Name and Title” page. Submissions will be accepted via email at FacultySenateAwards@unt.edu.

For full competition rules and additional information, visit facultysenate.unt.edu/university-writing-awards