Creative Writing Competition

Each year, the Maricopa Community Colleges sponsors a district-wide competition to encourage and recognize student writers as well as to promote literary excellence. Each years' publication showcases originality in Poetry, Fiction, Essay, and One-Act Play/Scripts.

Entry deadline (extended):  Friday, November 22, 2013

Entries may be submitted in the categories of poetry, fiction, essay, or one-act play/script.

Please follow these steps to submit your entries (you may wish to print these instructions):

  • Click on Web address below these instructions
  • All students will be required to create a CaFE account to submit their entries.
  • Go to "Register Here" button and follow instructions.
  • Now go back to CaFE home page and Click on "View All Calls" button
  • Type "Maricopa" in the Keyword field and click on the "Go" button
  • Click on "View More Info" link to view application criterion
  • To submit a student entry, Click on "Apply to This Call" link. 
  • Log in and follow prompts
  • Record or print out confirmation code

ALL entries MUST use the CaFE online application system.  The website is:

Please visit the CaFE site for Competition Requirements, Criterion, and Submission Deadline:

  • Type "Maricopa" in the Keyword field and click on the "Go" button
  • Click on "View More Info" link to view application requirements, criterion, and submission deadline

College Coordinators