15th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing -- Win $500

Each year, the Center of the American West awards cash prizes to talented students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree students, undergraduate and graduate, are eligible. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction.

This year's entry deadline is March 14, and now is the perfect time to starting thinking about what you might want to submit.

For rules, the online entry form, and to read winning entries from previous years, please go to our contest website.