Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for a poem and a short story or novel excerpt by Black college students. The winners are awarded free tuition to a Hurston/Wright writers’ workshop and a complimentary seat at the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony in October in Washington, D.C. Graduate and undergraduate students who have not published books are eligible. Submit up to three poems or no more than 20 pages of fiction with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Hurston/Wright Foundation, Award for College Writers, 10 G Street N.E., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20002. (202) 248-5051.