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English Department Prizes

Evelyn Bridges Poetry Contest

$500 in Prizes

First Prize $250; Second Prize $150; Third Prize $100

[1] Contestants must be Colorado College students, enrolled in the academic year in which the contest occurs. Poems may be of any form, versification (including free verse), genre (lyric, dramatic, narrative, etc.), and topic. Poems must be primarily in English, although brief use (words and phrases) of another language for aesthetic purposes is of course acceptable.

[2] Contestants may submit one to ten poems, as long as the total number of lines does not exceed five hundred. The awards will be made on the basis of the quality of all the poetry that each person submits.

[3] Please number the pages, use print dark enough to be legible, check spelling and punctuation. Margins must be 1 ½ inch margin at left and 1 inch margin at right, top and bottom. Include your pseudonym on the first page of each poem.

[4] TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK: Save your entry as a PDF. The document name should be your pseudonym. Send the PDF as an e-mail ATTACHMENT to: ppyne@coloradocollege.edu. In the body of your e-mail include your pseudonym, your real name, and your Worner Box number.

[5] The deadline for submitting poems is the second Friday of Block 6 at 4:00pm.

[6] Winning poems may be printed in the Leviathan. Your entry in the contest implies your permission.

For further information, contact Paula Pyne, ppyne@coloradocollege.edu.


The Reville Prize for Short Fiction 

$900 in Prizes

First Prize $400; Second Prize $300; Third Prize $200

[1] Any Colorado College undergraduate may participate. Only one story may be submitted by each student. Stories may be no longer than 10,000 words.

[2] Please number the pages, use print dark enough to be legible, check spelling and punctuation. Margins should be 1½ inch at left and 1 inch margins at right, top and bottom. On the title page include your pseudonym and an approximate word count.

[3] TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK: Save your entry as a PDF. The document name should be your pseudonym. Send it as an e-mail ATTACHMENT to: ppyne@coloradocollege.edu. In the body of your e-mail include your pseudonym, your real name, and your Worner Box number.

[4] The deadline for submitting stories is the second Friday of Block 6 at 4:00pm.

[5] Winning stories may be printed in the Leviathan. Your entry in the contest implies your permission.

For further information, contact Paula Pyne, ppyne@coloradocollege.edu.


The Krutzke Award

$100 Prize

At the end of the academic year, the Senior Majors Committee selects the outstanding critical essay from among the projects written during the year in English Department Senior Seminars or Project blocks as the recipient of the Krutzke Award (in honor of the late Professor Frank Krutzke). The award includes a prize of $100.00.

For further information, contact the English Department Administrative Assistant, Paula Pyne, ppyne@coloradocollege.edu.


The Lewis Award