William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition

🏆 Available: 8
💰 $7,500
⏳ 09/01

Last year this scholarship received 2,044 applicant(s). $17,750 was awarded to 8 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Prizes for unpublished manuscripts written in English. One prize awarded in each category: $7500, novel; $2500, novella; $2000, book-length narrative non-fiction; $1,500, novel-in-progress; $1500, short story; $750, essay; $750, poem; $750 high school short story-student author, $250 sponsoring teacher. Manuscripts must be submitted by e-mail; entry forms and accompanying entry fee ranging from $10 for high school category to $40 for novel must be submitted hard copy by snail mail. For more information, please check: https://faulknersociety.org/

Eligibility Requirements

  • Aged between 15 and 80 years old
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Application fee required

How To Apply

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Donor: Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society

PAFS is a non-profit literary organization providing realistic assistance to writers and high quality literary programming for the general reading public. Major projects are the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition and the multi-discipline arts festival, Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans.