ACC Writers Studio Literary Contest


The Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College announces its 12th Annual Writers Studio Literary Contest for unpublished work in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The contest is open to all Colorado residents, published and unpublished. The deadline to submit work is March 13, 2016. Finalists from the contest will be determined by outside judging from nationally-acclaimed writers.


First Place for each categories: $250 prize, publication in Progenitor, ACCs award-winning literary journal, nomination for the Pushcart Prize, and invitation to the Writers Studio Spring Literary Festival on April 23rd.

Second Place winners will be invited guests at the literary festival.

Final Judges:

Poetry: Lorna Dee Cervantes

Fiction: Laura Pritchett

Nonfiction: Steve Harvey

Our contest judges will serve as workshop leaders for our Literary Festival in April.

How To Submit: We only accept electronic submissions for poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction through Submittable.

For contest details, information on our final judges, submission guidelines and the Submittable link for submission, please go to our Writers Studio Literary Contest webpage.

Or contact Kathryn Winograd at writerstudio<mailto:writerstudio<mailto:writerstudio%3cmailto:writerstudio>>


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