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Writing Contest Information

*Deadline for all contests is Sunday, March 2 at midnight

Academy of American Poets Prize:

- All interested submitters need to submit an electronic collection of three poems to the department at by 12:00 am (midnight). The finalist and one honorable mention will be chosen by English Department faculty. The finalist's poetry collection will then be sent on to the Academy of American Poets for final judging. For More Information

English Department Contests

Harry Scherman:

- This is an endowed prize that is awarded to seniors for the most exceptional manuscripts in creative prose, poetry, and literary essay. Entries are to be submitted electronically to the department at Up to seven $300 prizes will be announced at the English Department Spring Event. For More Information

Ardis Hillman Wheeler Prize for Study Abroad:

- These two prizes of $350 each will be awarded to English majors for their study abroad experience in either the fall of 2014 or the spring of 2015. Submissions will be in the form of a students study abroad application and should be submitted to the English Department. For More Information

English Department Event Information

Valentine Party Treat Night:

- Warm your heart on Wednesday, February 12 with delicious fondue from your favorite Valentine’s date, the English Department. Quite possibly the most romantic event on campus this year. Starts at 4:30 pm.

ACTC English Majors Conference:

- On Friday, February 28, English majors from the ACTC schools will gather to present scholarship and creative writing on a number of topics. Selected Macalester students will present at the half-day conference, which will take place at St. Catherine’s College.

ACTC Poetry Reading - Ghassan Zaqtan:

- Palestinian poet, editor, and author of Like a Straw Bird it Follows Me, Ghassan Zaqtan comes to campus for a poetry reading. The event will take place Monday, March 3 at 7:30 pm in JBD hall.

English Department Poetry Panel and Lunch:

- Join poet Ghassan Zaqtan and the English Department for a panel on poetry accompanied by a delicious lunch sponsored by the English Department. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 4 at 11:30 am in Weyerhaeuser.
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