Write or Recite Competition 2018 | Louisiana College

Write or Recite Competition 2018

Write or Recite Creative Writing and Expression Contest

Sponsored by Louisiana College

Win a grand prize in English or Language $1,000 LC Scholarship and an iPad Mini                       

Submissions of original creative work in poetry, essays, and short fiction, or French or Spanish Recitations

Submissions due by October 25, 2018

Readings and prizes awarded on November 8, 2018

CONTEST RULES:

  • Participants must be in grades 9 through 12 in public, private, or homeschool.
  • All participants and guests are invited to a reading and reception on Thursday, November 8 at 7PM to the large conference room in Granbury Center at Louisiana College. Finalists will be announced and their works read by distinguished faculty. Grand prizes will be announced and refreshments served.

CREATIVE WRITING SUBMISSIONS:

  • All works must be submitted electronically to https://goo.gl/forms/eZxR8ca31knxe2Kq2.
  • Entries should be submitted as a Word document or PDF file. All works must be accompanied by a cover page with the student’s name, address, email, school, and teacher.  This information should not appear anywhere on the literary work itself.
  • Poems may be no longer than 30 lines; short stories and essays may be a maximum of 750 words.
  • Students may submit one piece per genre.
  • For more information contact Jill Reid at jill.reid@lacollege.edu or Jeannie Gauthier jeannie.gauthier@lacollege.edu.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SUBMISSIONS:

Suggested Spanish Poetry

https://www.josemarti.cu/publicacion/xxxix-cultivo-una-rosa-blanca/

https://www.neruda.uchile.cl/obra/obra20poemas5.html

https://www.poemas-del-alma.com/piececitos.htm

Suggested French Passages

https://www.poemhunter.com/jacques-prevert/poems/

https://poesie.webnet.fr/lesgrandsclassiques/poemes/victor_hugo/victor_hugo.html

https://www.lesfables.fr