This is an annual contest open to any and all Teacher Consultants of the Connecticut Writing Project – Storrs.
Prizes are awarded in the following categories:
A $100 prize will be awarded in each category. Award recipients read from their work at the Aetna Awards Night. The winning entries, along with Honorable Mentions, will be published both in the print version of Teacher-Writer, and on the CWP website.
In addition to the winners of the Teacher Consultant Writing Contest, one piece from each participant of the current year's Summer Institute is printed in Teacher-Writer.
The event is sponsored by the Aetna Chair of Writing, the Connecticut Writing Project, the Creative Writing Program, and the First Year Writing Program.
Read the winning entries from previous years on CWP's Teacher-Writer page.
The submission deadline is Monday, October 16, 2017. Please limit submissions to six poems and two prose pieces per category. Electronic submissions are preferred; please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contest winners will be recognized at the Aetna Awards Night, April 5, 2018, along with undergraduate and graduate student writing contest winners.
To view previous winners and copies of the magazine, please go to www.cwp.uconn.edu/teachers/tcwritingcontest.php
Teacher-Consultant Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions 2016
Amanda Greenwell (SI 16), Mary Bennet in the Underworld
Poetry Honorable Mentions
Gilbert Moon (SI 90), Bridge
Joanne Peluso (SI 07), For My Father
Kimberly Perschmann (SI 99), Spoils and The Werewolf
Prose Fiction Winner
Susan Laurencot (SI 15), Rodeo Boy
Prose Fiction Honorable Mentions
Susan Laurencot (SI 15), Fourth Moon
Amanda Greenwell (SI 16) Open Mic
Prose Nonfiction Winner
Joanne Peluso (SI 07), Learning By Example
Prose Nonfiction Honorable Mentions
Lisa Allocca (SI 02), On the Edge
Barbara Merkelson (SI 89), My Mother’s Pie Crust
CWP Writing Contest Winners
|Year||Poetry||Prose Fiction||Prose Nonfiction|
|2016||Amanda Greenwell||Susan Laurençot||Joanne Peluso|
|2015||Danielle Pieratti||John Wetmore||Susan Laurençot|
|2014||Amy Nocton||Charles Vousden||Mary Ellen Ellsworth|
|2013||Victoria Nordlund||Kerri Brown||Bernie Schreiber|
|2012||Elizabeth Amburn||Jane Cook||Jane Cook|
|2011||Sheila Murphy||Eric Maroney||Lynn Frazier|
|2010||Steven Straight||Jon Andersen||
|2009||Lynn Hoffman||Jeanette Zissell||Hannah Magnan|