VandeZande Fiction Award

An Undergraduate Competition

Deadline:  5pm, Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Total Prize Money:  $250.00

Guidelines for Submission

  1. ONE story per student.
  2. Stories should be double spaced with one inch margins, using 12-point Times New Roman.
  3. 5,000 word maximum.
  4. Students should NOT write their name or personal information on the story.
  5. Attach an electronic copy of your story to an email and send to, with subject line = "VandeZande Submission," and the following information in the body of the email:
    • Your Name
    • Address
    • Phone Number
    • E-mail Address
  6. Submissions failing to meet guidelines will be disqualified

NOTE:  Judges reserve the right not to award the prize should submissions so indicate.

For questions about the contest, please contact the department of English: 227-2711.