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Annual Writing Contest


We regret to inform you that the English/ESL Department will be canceling the Writing Contest for Spring 2020 due to the closure of the campus. However, there is an opportunity to submit your work for publication in LA City College's literary magazine, The Citadel.

LACC English/ESL Department's Annual Writing Contest

The 2020 Writing Contest Flyer, click to download the PDF

The English/ESL Department at LACC holds an annual writing contest for all students enrolled at the college during the spring semester of each school year. The English/ESL Department awards first, second, third and honorable mention scholarship prizes in the categories of short story, poetry, and ESL writing. Students must follow and adhere to the guidelines for each contest to be eligible. Winners are notified in late April or early May and will need to make arrangements to attend the Awards Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd in the Student Union.

Deadline for Submissions

Tuesday, April 21 by 12pm, please deliver your entry to the LACC English/ESL Department, Jefferson Hall 301.

ESL Writing Contest Guidelines

English Writing Contest Guidelines

English Writing Contest Flyer