Travel Writing Contest

Deadline for Submission

The deadline for was October 27, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. We are no longer accepting new submissions at this time. Thank you to those who participated!

Academic Term Eligibility

  • Anytime

Guidelines

We're looking for creative writing pieces that describe global experiences or transformative intercultural interactions.

Categories

International Perspectives of the United States

This category is for international students to share a unique perspective about the United States in 750 words or less.

International Perspectives of the United States (ACE Students)

This category is for ACE students to share a unique perspective about the United States in 750 words or less.
*This category is for ACE students only

American Perspectives Abroad

This category is for domestic students to share a unique perspective about their travels abroad in 750 words or less.

Literary London Prize

We seek creative work and non-fiction/essay submissions (3,000 words max) focused on travel to London, England. Students should be Miami ENG majors and/or Literary London summer study abroad program alumni (2015-onwards). Prizes will be awarded in two categories. One writing entry per person.

Prizes


The following student prizes will be awarded for each of the viewpoints:

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $150
  • Honorable mention(s)


All cash prizes are subject to tax withholding. Students who have won a cash prize in a prior year are not eligible to win again. One writing entry per person.