Academy of American Poets Prize


Eligibility: Any Fordham student


Guidelines: Submit up to 5 pages of poetry (1 poem per page). Include year at Fordham and campus affiliation (Lincoln Center or Rose Hill). The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.


Prize: 1 prize of $100

Eligibility: Rose Hill senior undergraduate students

Guidelines: Submit up to (but no more than) 1500 words of text (fiction, non-fiction or poetry). Please identify the genre you are submitting. The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.

Prize: 1 prize Cash Amount to be determined.
Eligibility: Any Fordham student

Guidelines: Submit up to (but no more than) 1500 words of text (fiction or non-fiction). Please identify the genre you are submitting. Include year at Fordham and campus affiliation (Lincoln Center or Rose Hill). The author’s name should NOT appear anywhere in the manuscript.

Prize:1 prize of $100

Given for excellence in the field of creative expression and engaged commitment to social justice


Eligibility:  

All Fordham University students. Each student may submit only 1 submission. 

  • $500 Prize


Guidelines:

Submit a creative work in response and dialogue to the work of this current year's Reid writer. Click here for more on the Reid Series. The creative work can take any of the below forms: 

  • fiction (no more than 1500 words)
  • creative nonfiction (no more than 1500 words)
  • poetry (no more than 6 poems)
  • visual art (no more than 6 pieces, .jpg format and approximately 5 x 8 inches at 300 dpi resolution. 2MB size limit)
  • short film or new media art (10 minute maximum length)
  • drama script (no more than 10 pages)


Creative Writing at Fordham