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Creative Writing Awards Seeking Submissions

                                                                   Creative Writing Awards

(Feb. 27, 2014) The deadline for submission of manuscripts to the Department of English's 2014 Dantzler fiction and Farquhar poetry contests is Wednesday, March 26th at 4:00 p.m.

Paper manuscripts should be submitted to Professor Gurney Norman, Department of English, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506. They can also be delivered to 1213 Patterson Office Tower, Monday throughFriday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fiction entries are limited to 3000 words. Poetry entries are limited to five poems or three manuscript pages.

The contest is for University of Kentucky undergraduate students only. The winning prize in each category is $250.

The Department of English has presented the Dantzler and Farquhar awards annually since 1953. Many of the winners have gone on to have successful literary careers.