Win $500 - Thompson Awards for Western American Writing

Each Spring, Center of the American West awards cash prizes to talented CU-Boulder students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree students - undergraduate and graduate - are eligible to enter. Categories include poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, academic non-fiction, and memoir. The work must have as its subject or theme any aspect of the American West. First place winners receive $500.

The entry deadline is March 19. For rules, entry form, and to read past years' winners, visit our website.