Graduate Student Creative Writing Award (Prose)

For the inaugural year, this award was given for both poetry and prose. In subsequent years the categories will alternate (Poetry in 2017, Prose in 2018).

SAMLA is pleased to accept nominations of outstanding prose written by a graduate student for the 2018 Graduate Student Creative Writing Award. The 2018 award recognizes prose. The 2019 award will recognize poetry. The award includes a $250 honorarium, publication of the winning work in the South Atlantic Review, and complimentary registration for SAMLA 90 in Birmingham (Nov. 2-4, 2018).

Graduate students who are SAMLA members may nominate their own work hereFaculty who are SAMLA members may nominate the work of a student who is not yet a member. The nomination deadline is May 1st.

Please submit prose work totaling no more than 6,000 words. All work must be unpublished at time of submission.

Please contact Dan Abitz at [email protected] or 404.413.5816 with any questions.


2017 Graduate Student Creative Writing Award Winner
Poetry – Chelsea Dingman, University of South Florida