Rebecca Pitts Poetry Award

This award of $250 is given to the best poem written by any student who has been enrolled in a creative writing course in the last 18 months and who is currently an undergraduate student at IUPUI. This award is given in honor of Rebecca Pitts and made possible by Pauline Bonderman. Please submit only one poem. Do not put your name on any submitted manuscript.


Committee of external judges.


  • Applicants must be undergraduate students who have been enrolled in an IUPUI creative writing course during the past 18 months.
  • Applicants may not have an advanced degree in English or Creative Writing and may not have published poetry in an national circulated magazine nor have a previously published book. Only one poem per applicant.


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