on the Verge Contest


on the Verge writing contest. Deadline February 16, 2024

Tell us your stories on the theme of equity, diversity, and human rights. Enter this year's "on the Verge" writing and spoken word contest that showcases and celebrates emerging UVic student voices. Submissions can touch upon any and/or all of these topics and is meant to be as inclusive as possible.

Four categories: fiction, non-fiction, spoken word, and poetry. $1,600 in cash prizes. Deadline: Feb 16, 2024.

This year's judge is Thembie Moyo, writer, and playwright of "It's Just Black Hair."

The contest is co-sponsored by UVic Libraries and Equity and Human Rights (EQHR) with significant support from other units on campus.

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Keywords: student life, writing, equity, diversity, inclusion

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