English Department Contests & Awards

English Department Award for Writing

C. Carter Colwell Award for Best Researched Essay

This award is given to the best-researched essay written for an English course. To be eligible for this award, a student needs senior standing. Please submit only one essay for consideration.

Submission Guidelines

To submit an essay for consideration, please create a Submittable account. After you create an account, you can submit your essay.  Please fill out the form and attach the required documents.  Provide the work to be judged with one cover sheet that includes your Stetson University ID number and the award title for which your entry should be considered. Your name and ID number should not appear on any other pages of your submission. Students' work is judged anonymously. The submission deadline is Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions please contact Joel Davis at [email protected] or 386-822-7724.

Sullivan Creative Writing Program Awards

Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Prize

This award includes a cash award and a one-year membership to the Academy of American Poets.  To submit for this prize, please create a Submittable account.  After you create the account, you can submit your poems.  Please fill out the form and attach three poems.

If you have any questions please contact Terri Witek at [email protected].

The submission deadline is Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

Sullivan Awards in Creative Writing

Genres

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Playwriting/Screenwriting

To submit for this award, please create a Submittable account.  After you create an account, you can submit your writing.  Writers may submit one entry in each genre. Please fill out the form and provide the work to be judged with one cover sheet that includes the award title, genre and student ID; Your name and ID number should not appear on any other pages of your submission. Students' work is judged anonymously. The submission deadline is Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

No entries will be returned. The English department reserves the right not to make an award.

If you have any questions please contact Terri Witek at [email protected].

The submission deadline is Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.