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Spartan Writing Contest

Prizes awarded for fiction and nonfiction

Contest Rules


March 1, 2019 – March 23, 2019

Formatting and Submission Guidelines

Three categories

1) Fiction
2) Non-fiction
3) Poetry (one poem, 50-line max.)

You may submit no more than one (1) entry in each category.

- DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME or any personal identifying information on your entry

- Students may submit entries for all three genres, but these must be entirely different entries.

- Citation Styles: APA, MLA, Chicago and (other)
- May include papers submitted in academic year of Fall 2018 or Spring 2019

- Rubric
- Double-spaced
- Font: Times New Roman, 12 point
- Indent each paragraph
- Margins: 1” each side (this is the default in Microsoft Word 2013)
- Title of entry on first page, 4 single lines, and then text of entry document in the following: Fiction, Non-fiction and Poetry (one poem, 50 – line max.
- Each entry can be no more than 4 pages
- genre: either fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry
- Grammar and spell check each entry
-Submit entries:

(All entries must be submitted online)

Spartan Writing Contest Submission

Click the link to the Spartan Writing Contest below to  submit your cover sheet and attach your paper.


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