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Contests/Awards and Workshops

Cropper Undergraduate Creative Writing Contest in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

The University of San Diego awards two prizes each year in honor of Lindsay J. Cropper. The $125-prizes recognize undergraduate achievement in the genres of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Submissions are accepted in the Fall semester.
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The 2013-14 Cropper Creative Writing Contest has concluded. The winners and runners-up were announced on February 21, 2014. The judges were Esther Lee, for poetry, and David Philip Mullins, for prose.
Cropper Writing Contest rules and due dates. For more information please contact Dr. Halina Duraj at hduraj@sandiego.edu or 619-260-7429, or Prof. Brad Melekian at melekian@sandiego.edu or 619-260-7856. The deadline for submission was December 14, 2013.

2014-15 Cropper Creative Writing Contest: Look for more info in Fall 2014.


2013-2014

amber mcmains Emma Uriarte Vincent Cabral Breana Burgos
Amber McMains,
Poetry Winner
Emma Uriarte,
Prose Winner
Vincent Cabral,
Poetry Runner-Up
Breana Burgos,
Prose Runner-Up

2012-2013

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2011-2012

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2008-2009

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2005-2006


Workshops

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