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Cavin Leeds December 5, 2016


  • 1. Every DMACC student is eligible.
  • 2. Type and title each entry.
  • 3. Submit up to 3 pieces (poems, short stories or personal narratives). Each entry should be 6,000 words or less
  • 4. Double space prose entries
  • 5. Author’s name should not appear on draft.
  • 6. Instead, submit work with a cover letter that includes name, address, student ID#, and title of each piece. Also, specify scholarship or cash only, and include the following signed statement:


1st Place: $1000

2nd Place: 500

Cash Awards

$100 for 1st Place

$50 for 2nd Place

$25 for 3rd Place

I certify that the short stories and/or poems that I have entered in this contest are original to me. Also, I grant permission for DMACC to publish my work in Expressions. DMACC’s Creative Writing magazine.

Submit work with cover letter to

Please attach submissions as Word documents.

Deadline December 9th, 2016 5pm

For questions or more information connect Marc Dickinson at Sponsored through generous donations of the DMACC Foundation and the Ankeny Campus Student Activities Council and the Derpartment of Science and Humanities

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