Student Creative Writing Competition

About the Competition

Beginning in Fall 2020, Penumbra Literary and Art Journal would like to invite all current students at Stanislaus State to participate in our prose and poetry creative writing contests. For Fall 2020, the top six winners from each contest will win the opportunity to participate in specialized writing workshops held by each contest’s respective judge (attendance is required) and an e-gift card. The top winner from each contest will also have the opportunity to have their work published in the following Spring print edition of our journal. Applications and submissions should be emailed to

Fall 2020 Prose Contest

Fall 2020 Poetry Contest