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Thanks to the Robert Bone Memorial Creative Writing Endowment, Reunion: The Dallas Review is proud to sponsor an annual UT Dallas Creative Writing Contest! The Robert Bone Memorial Creative Writing Endowment aims to encourage UTD students in the field of creative writing.

The independently-judged contest showcases the writing talents of full-time UT Dallas graduate and undergraduate students.

The Robert Bone Memorial Creative Writing Contest is open for submissions from November 1 – January 15 each year.

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The Robert Bone Memorial Creative Writing Award is open for submissions until February 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

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Reunion Creative Writing Contest

Reunion Creative Writing Contest

Reunion Creative Writing Contest

Cash Prize! Winners Will Be Published!

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2020 Creative Writing Contest Winners


GRADUATE AWARDS
1st: Sunny Anne Williams' "Waltz" (Fiction)
2nd: Shannon Schaffer's "A Body's Response to Permanence" (Poetry)
3rd: Bridget Menard's "Babel" (Fiction)

GRADUATE HONORABLE MENTIONS
Adam Michael Wright's "Networking" (Poetry)
Alexandra Balasa's "Seventeen (Dollars of) Mistakes" (Poetry)

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS
1st: Ayesha Asad's "As Time Does, So Do You" (Poetry)
2nd: Hayden Dillard's "Small Potatoes" (Fiction)
3rd: Eduardo Borrego's "In Garland" (Fiction)

UNDERGRADUATE HONORABLE MENTIONS
April Boyd's "Slice of Sunday Morning" (Fiction)
America Molina's "Nadando" (Fiction)

These works can also be found in Volume 10 of Reunion.

2019 Creative Writing Contest Winners


GRADUATE AWARDS
1st: L.E. Goldstein, "Swimming with Ghosts" and "Ode to Erosion" (Poetry) - $500
2nd: Nathan Steinle, "Unlikely Stewards" (Poetry) - $400
3rd: Alana King, Where Do I Go?  (Fiction) - $300

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS
1st: Meha Srivastav, The Men in the Deep Blue Turban  (Fiction) - $400
2nd: Emily Kedslie, "(This could be) Mobile" and "Sunset" (Poetry) - $300
3rd: Anna Schaeffer, "‘Tis So Sweet" (Poetry) - $200

UNDERGRADUATE HONORABLE MENTION
Vidya Mohanraj, "Afloat"  (Poetry) - $100

Total Prize Awards: $2200

These works can also be found in Volume 9 of Reunion.

2018 Creative Writing Contest Winners


GRADUATE AWARD - $200
Daniel Christmann, Upon Waking  (Fiction)
Brian DiNuzzo, Dynamo  (Fiction)

UNDERGRADUATE AWARD - $150
Ashley Huang, "West Texas Pit Stop Beforehand," & "Death in a Million Words or Less" (Poetry)
Dashaun Washington, "Lives," & "Barren" (Poetry)
Molly Harras, Break  (Fiction)

UNDERGRADUATE HONORABLE MENTION - $50
Timea Goldberg, Gravelstones  (Fiction)

These works can also be found in Volume 8 of Reunion.

2017 Creative Writing Contest Winners


GRADUATE AWARD - $200
Brian DiNuzzo, Augustana  (Fiction)

UNDERGRADUATE AWARD - $150
Andrew Wei, "Melange," "Photograph," & "Afterlife" (Poetry)
Sumvruta Iyengar, You've Been Zapped  (Fiction)

UNDERGRADUATE HONORABLE MENTION - $50
Ajay Dave, "Feasting on Memory" (Poetry)

These works can also be found in Volume 7 of Reunion.



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