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

Each year, 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. Prizes are $500 for each category. You may enter and win in as many as five categories.

The entry deadline is March 14.

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