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Creative Writing Festival

You have talent. Learn a few things, show us your writing skills, enter a contest to win a scholarship. Join us for the Creative Writing Festival.

The Festival

Montreat College will host the annual Creative Writing Festival on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


  • Poetry workshop with award-winning poet Dr. Tina Barr
  • Song Lyric Writing with Montreat professor Kevin Auman
  • Fiction workshop with Ms. Miriam Bradley
  • Spoken word poetry event
  • Open mic
  • Creative Writing Contest in Poetry and Fiction

Creative Writing Contest in Poetry and Fiction

Submit 3-5 pages with the subject line Montreat CWF Submission. Include name, teacher, school, and grade level. Montreat College Scholarship prizes of $1,500, $1,000 and $750 are available for winners in each category. Send submissions and all inquiries to kangle@montreat.edu; submissions due by April 12.

Festival Details

  • $15 per student (scholarships available); free for all educators and bus drivers
  • Free admission for teachers and school administrators
  • Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016. 

Contact Kimberly Angle at kangle@montreat.edu by April 12, 2016 and register here.