Eric Sharp Gateway Poetry Award

Eric Sharp Gateway Poetry Award


This award is given in memory of Eric Sharp, a former IUPUI School of Liberal Arts student to honor his love for words and writing. The award is for the best poem written in W206: Introduction to Creative Writing or W208: Introduction to Poetry Writing from the past year (last spring, summer, or fall semester).

Selection Criteria

Students may submit one story. Students may revise and edit their work before submitting it. Works submitted for the Eric Sharp Gateway Fiction Award should not derive from the author’s real-life experiences and cannot also be submitted for the Creative Nonfiction Award. Do not put your name on any submitted manuscript.

Recipients of the award will be determined in a blind reading competition by an external judge chosen by English Department faculty in the IU School of Liberal Arts on IUPUI's campus.

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