Cynthia DeFord Adams Literary Competition

Cynthia DeFord Adams Literary CompetitionThe Cynthia DeFord Adams Literary Competition is an annual writing competition open to any JCC student taking 6 or more credit hours. Cash and prizes are awarded to winning submissions!

Prizes are awarded in both poetry and prose categories.
Submission requirements:

  • Writers may submit up to three poems and/or two pieces of short fiction or creative non-fiction. Each entry must be submitted separately.
  • Short fiction/non-fiction is limited to 4,000 words; no length limit for poetry.
  • Submissions should be double-spaced.
  • Work must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format. No other formats will be accepted.
  • The deadline for submissions is March 3rd. No submissions will be accepted after this date.

To enter, please complete the form below.