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Cranage Award: for Poetry Written in Beginning Writing Courses

James "Jake" Cranage Award in Poetry

The James “Jake” Cranage Award in Poetry is given annually by the College of the Liberal Arts.

Eligibility

This award is open to all full‐time Penn State undergraduates, regardless of curriculum or campus, who will be enrolled in the spring semester, 2018. The Cranage award requires students to have at least sophomore standing and to have taken or to be enrolled in beginning writing courses.

Note that your submission must have been written in ENGL 50 or ENGL 213 between spring 2017 and spring 2018 semesters.

Judging

Submissions are judged by a panel of writers. The judges reserve the right to make no awards in a given category. They also reserve the right to divide the prize money in whatever ways they deem appropriate to the number of quality submissions. All entries are judged anonymously.

Submission Procedures

Complete the form below and submit it with your manuscript attached as either a Word or PDF file. Be sure to remove your name and other personal information from your file. You may submit up to 3 poems. When submitting multiple poems, please include them all in a single document.

Winners are notified via email.

Note: Prize money may affect your financial aid.

Deadline: January 29, 2018

We'll use your student id to verify your eligibility for this award.
We'll use this as a Pin number to identify your submission when we conduct our blind reviews.
You may submit up to three poems. Please be aware that semester standing and financial aid may affect your eligibility.
Be sure to remove your name and other personal information from your file. When submitting multiple poems, please include them all in a single document. Word or PDF files only.
Winning entries may be selected for publication in the student undergraduate literary magazine, Kalliope. Do we have your permission to publish your entry if it is chosen?


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"I understand that Penn State insists on strict standards of academic honesty, and so hereby state that the attached submission(s) is the product of my sole effort.  I understand also that should I attempt to pass off someone else's work as my own, I will be subject to disciplinary action."

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