Creative Writing Festival

Montreat College will be hosting the 12th Annual Creative Writing Festival and Competition on Friday, April 24 2020. Activities include:

  • Workshops with Best-Selling Authors
  • Lunch
  • Open Mic Session
  • Scholarship Ceremony

Interested students have the option of submitting their personal writing to earn a Creative Writing scholarship, but participation in the writing competition is not required to attend the event. Requirements for scholarship eligibility:

  • Entries must fall into one of the following genres: Poetry, Fiction, or Songwriting
  • One entry per writer
  • Maximum Length: 3 pages double-spaced. If part of a larger piece (short story, novel, screenplay, etc), choose the strongest three pages

Entries must be submitted to CWFcontest@montreat.edu by April 10, 2020. Applicants should use the genre as the subject line and include name, grade, teacher, and school in the body of the email. Contest winners will be announced at the event.

Registration is open now until Monday, April 20.