Call Detail
Maricopa Community Colleges Creative Writing Student Competition 2022-23
http://mcli.maricopa.edu/creative-writing

Entry Deadline: 12/9/22
Days remaining to deadline: 10
Number of Applications Allowed: 4
Work Sample Requirements Images:0

Call Type: Literary
Eligibility: Local
State: Arizona

Entries from each of the four categories will be blind reviewed by a panel of experts in the corresponding discipline. Winners in each of the categories will be showcased in Passages, a Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) annual publication dedicated to the competition. Winners are honored at the Artistis of Promise gala.

GENERAL ELIGIBILTY:

  • A contestant must have been "for credit" student at one of the MCCCD colleges (All faculty excluded) during the semester in which the contest accepts submissions. If they are not currently enrolled that is acceptable as long as they were when the contest was underway.
  • Students who have won First Place in a category are not eligible to participate again in that category.
  • Entries must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, December 9, 2022.
  • Only one entry per category may be submitted by an individual.
  • Entries cannot be works from a previous publication, or previously submitted for any MCCCD Creative Writing Competitions.
  • MAXIMUM LENGTH:  Poetry - 67 lines. Fiction - 3,000 words.  Essay - 2,000 words.  One-Act Play/Script - 3,000 words including stage direction and production notes. The upper right corner of each page of the entry must include Title of Entry and Page Number. Your name appearing anywhere on your creative writing document will result in an automatic disqualification.
  • Entries must be submitted online via the CaFE website. MCCCD Creative Writing College Coordinators will verify submissions. Please note the document must be word-processed using Microsoft Word, 12 point type, and in 8 1/2 x 11” formatting.
  • WINNING ENTRIES: Winning entries will be notified by February 2023, by the Maricopa County Community College District via the Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI). All winning entries will be required to complete additional documents such as a district purchasing portal, W9 form, and Talent Release form, which will be provided by the MCLI. All documents will be required prior to receipt of award funding.
  • MAXIMUM LENGTH:  Poetry - 67 lines. Fiction - 3,000 words.  Essay - 2,000 words.  One-Act Play/Script - 3,000 words including stage direction and production notes. The upper right corner of each page of the entry must include Title of Entry and Page Number. Your name appearing anywhere on your creative writing document will result in an automatic disqualification.
  • Entries must be submitted online via the CaFE website. MCCCD Creative Writing College Coordinators will verify submissions. Please note the document must be word-processed using Microsoft Word, 12 point type, and in 8 1/2 x 11” formatting.

Student must be enrolled in a Maricopa County Community College District institution during the semester of the contest.