Undergraduate Writing Award Contest Open for Submissions

12/01/2017

The Saint Louis University Library Associates Undergraduate Writing Award competition is now open for submissions for the 2017-2018 cycle.

This year’s genre is short fiction. The first prize winner will receive $500 and honorable mention winners receive $300.

The award honors undergraduate literary achievement in three genres: short fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction and one genre is open for competition per year.

Submissions must be received by Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. For more details about the award, including submission requirements and timeline, visit the Undergraduate Writing Award.


One of the oldest literary and cultural organizations in St. Louis, the Saint Louis University Library Associates seeks to build a closer relationship between the University and the community and to promote an appreciation for the value of literature. The Library Associates work to enhance the visibility of the Saint Louis University Libraries and to support the development of their world-class collections and services.