Creative Writing Award

Complete this short Creative Writing Award application form and submit no more than ten pages of creative writing in PDF form by January 1 to be considered for the award. We accept creative work in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or a combination of genres. Writing samples should be sent to Cara Maria M. Cambardella at

The winner will be expected to join the previous award winners in reading subsequent writing portfolios and will assist the Office of Admission in selecting the next award winner. Award winners are also expected to be prominent members of Ursinus’ literary society, the Lantern, and the creative writing community. The winner of this award will be notified in late March of her or his selection.

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