Graduate Vreeland Awards

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The Vreeland Awards for Poetry and Prose

Graduate Literary Contest Entry Form

Two prizes ($1,000): poetry and prose. A portfolio of representative creative writing in a single genre.

Contest Details

  • One portfolio per entrant.
    • Poetry portfolios are limited to 20 pages or 20 individual poems.
    • Prose portfolios (fiction and/or creative non-fiction) are limited to 50 pages, double-spaced (approximately 12,000 words).
  • Do not put your name anywhere in the submitted file or the filename.
  • File must be a PDF or Word document (.pdf, .doc or .docx) following this format:
    • 12 pt font
    • black text
    • double-spaced, if prose
    • 1" margins

Questions? Contact Timothy Schaffert, Director of Creative Writing, at tschaffert2@unl.edu.

Eligibility InformationAll Literary Contests