2020 President’s Writing Awards Submissions

2019 President's Writing Award winners with President Glandon during the 2019 Connections Project
January 29, 2020

College of Western Idaho's (CWI) President's Writing Awards is now open for submissions. This annual writing contest recognizes and honors excellence in student writing at the College. Writing is a foundational, academic skill, and celebrating writing across disciplines underscores its importance and encourages students to approach it from a variety of perspectives.

Enrolled students at CWI are invited to submit their writing. Contest categories are open to manuscripts produced for coursework at CWI. Previously published writing is not eligible for submission. Students may submit to multiple categories, but are limited to one submission per category. Submissions may not be submitted to multiple categories. 

Submission categories include:

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Critical Analysis
  • Original Research
  • Literature Based Research
  • First-Year Writing
  • Technical Writing

The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020. The top three submissions in each category will be awarded prizes and recognized at the 2020 Connections Project awards ceremony April 23. 

Visit the President’s Writing Awards webpage for submission link and guidelines.