Enter the CU Literary Competition 2016
Submit your piece of fiction, creative non-fiction, poem or spoken word by December 18, 2015
Enter the Passages Competition 2016
Submit your short story and/or poetry by 19th February, 2016
English Department Annual Poetry Competition
Learn more about when the competition runs, and how many poems you can enter.
Read a selection of stories and poems from the past five years of the Carleton Writing Competition.
Welcome to the Creative Writing hub at Carleton University. Here you will find information about three important annual Creative Writing competitions: The Carleton University Literary Competition (Fall 2015 Deadline), “Passages”, the English Department’s Creative Writing Concentration Competition (Winter 2016 Deadline) and the English Department Poetry Competitions (Winter 2016 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. Stay tuned for competition deadlines and news of the Spring 2016 Extravaganza Reception for competition winners.