Arthur Paulson Award for Poetry
This award honors the memory of Professor Arthur Paulson, a long-time teacher of creative writing at St. Olaf. The award consists of a cash prize of $150 for a collection of poems or for one long poem. Please limit to 7 poems, 10 pages maximum.
Ole E. Rolvaag Award for Fiction
This award honors the memory of St. Olaf's greatest writer, Ole Rolvaag. The award consists of a cash prize of $150. Submissions may consist of one or two short stories or part of a novel--not to exceed 50 pages. Fiction submission are limited to 1 story, 15 pages maximum.
Award for Creative Nonfiction Prose
This award, sponsored by the English Department, consists of a $150 cash prize for a work of creative nonfiction prose. Creative Nonfiction submissions are limited to 1 essay, 15 pages maximum.
Monday, April 12
English Department Office
Important details: All submissions should be typed in a standard 12-point font; prose should be double-spaced. The author's name should not appear on the manuscript. Submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter stating the author's name and contact information and the title of the submission (separate cover page for each entry.)