Deadline for student writing contest Tuesday, March 19 at 5 p.m.

Each Spring, the 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 topic or theme some aspect of the American West. First place winners receive $500.

The entry deadline is Tuesday, March 19.

For contest rules, entry form, and to read winning entries from previous years, see our website.