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Creative Writing Contest Deadline

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you write poetry, fiction, or drama? 
Are you a Campbell freshman, sophomore, or junior?

If you answered “yes” to both questions, you may submit a portfolio for a chance to win the Clara Booth Byrd Creative Writing Award.

Established through a bequest from the estate of Clara Booth Byrd, the Award recognizes the Campbell University student who demonstrates a solid ability in writing poetry, fiction, and/or drama, or the editing of such material for publication.  The winning portfolio exhibits originality that comes through the writer’s development of a distinctive voice and style.

How to submit

The submission deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019.

Submit a portfolio in ONE of the following four categories:

  • 5 poems
  • 3 short stories
  • A one act play or act one of a longer work
  • 3 examples of editorial work with a creative writing magazine

Hard copy, blind submissions only* should be delivered to Ms. Susan West in Kivett Hall #102.

*List your contact information (name/ e-mail address on separate page]

Contact Information

Mr. Nate Salsbury at



April 15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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