English & Foreign Language: Writing Contest

English & Foreign Language: Writing Contest


  • First Place & Honorable Mention in each category:
  • Certificate of Award from the Department of English & Foreign Language (Presented at the Spring Honors Convocation)
  • $50 for each First Place Award
  • Inscription on permanent department plaque for each First Place Award
  • Publication in next issue of What Oft Was Thought [literary magazine]


  • Open to all registered Barry University students
  • Students may enter in all 4 categories (3,500 prose maximum)
  • Maximum of 4 entries per person
  • Entries will not be returned
  • Results will be announced by late April
  • Format: Word, Times New Roman, 12 point font
  • Email submissions as attachments with subject line – “Writing Contest Submission” to agreenbaum@.barry.edu

In separate attachment titled “Personal Information,” please provide the following information: Name, student number, permanent address, telephone number, e-mail address, academic major, short biographical sketch (no more than three sentences) that reflects your particular interest in writing

Deadline: February 29, 2016

Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society & Department of English & Foreign Languages, Barry University