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Norton Writer's Prize 2022

Norton Writer’s Prize 2022 || Opportunities for Undergrads

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The Norton Writer’s Prize recognizes outstanding original nonfiction by undergraduates.


Three cash prizes of $1,000 apiece will be awarded in 2022 for coursework submitted during the academic year, one in each of the following three categories:

    1. Writing by a first-year student in a 2- or 4-year college or university
    2. Writing by a student in a 2-year college or university
    3. Also, Writing by a student in a 4-year college or university

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  • students age 17 and above
  • students in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university during the 2021–2022 academic year.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions must be between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length.
  • Literacy narratives, literary and other textual analyses, reports, profiles, evaluations, arguments, memoirs, proposals, multimodal pieces, and other forms of original nonfiction will be considered

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  • Submissions in accordance with the Official Contest Rules will be in consideration for all applicable prizes, but no more than one prize will be available to any single entry.
  • Current and former students of individuals acting as judges are not eligible to enter or win, and any entry recognized by any of the judges will be automatically disqualified.

For full contest rules, eligibility, and instructions on how to enter, please see The Norton Writer’s Prize: Official Contest Rules—click here for official contest rules.

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How to Enter?

Entry requires nomination by an instructor in the entrant’s undergraduate institution and must consist of all of the following:

  1. one (1) copy of a double-spaced student essay, between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length, without any identifying student information
  2. instructor’s short summary of the essay’s merits, typed on departmental stationery, on a single sheet that also includes the instructor’s name, email address, phone number, and titles
  3. a completed Information Form, available at https://seagull.wwnorton.com/NWP-student-form

Do not include student name or student contact information on any other part of the submission.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 June,2022
Fieldnonfiction writing
Open toundergraduate students
OrganizerW. W. Norton & Company, Inc
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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