Welcome to the Creative Writing hub at Carleton University.  Here you will find information about two important annual Creative Writing competitions: The Canada 150 Creative Writing Competition (Winter 2017 Deadline) and the English Department Poetry Competitions (Winter 2017 Deadline).

You can also follow links to the English Department’s Creative Writing Concentration and Drama Concentration pages, as well as information on the student edited literary publication In/Words and the student led Creative Writing Circles.

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Extravaganza of Literary and Dramatic Arts will take place Tuesday, March 14, 7:00-9:00PM at Pressed Café (750 Gladstone Avenue). Join us in celebrating the achievements of this year’s Creative Writing and Drama students as they read and/or perform their poems, stories, personal essays, and dramatic works. Winners of the Lilian I. Found and George Johnston Poetry Prizes will also be announced. This free event is open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Ottawa International Writers Festival.

For more information, please contact Nadia Bozak at nadia.bozak@carleton.ca.