Danielle Alyse Basford Writing Prize
In honor of the late Danielle Basford, a 2012 graduate of the program, Writing Seminars senior majors are invited to submit a short story (no excerpts, please) for the Danielle Alyse Basford Writing Prize.
Length: Ten pages maximum, double-spaced
Entries will be judged by the Basford family. The winner will receive $1,000.
The department would like to publish the winning story on our website. Please indicate if you do not want your story posted.
Stories should be emailed to email@example.com in a PDF or Microsoft Word format by February 28, 2018.
Prior to 2018, the award was given annually to the student writer with the most compelling piece of science-fiction/fantasy writing.
2017 – “Gilese 3005” by Michael Gentile
2016 – An Excerpt from Annabelle and the Spider King by Lydia Youngman
2015 – “From the Mouths of Babes” by Kat Lewis
2014 – “Plainhaven” by Cecilia Mancuso
2013 – “Bushmeat” by Jonathan Engelberg
The Cat in the Jacket by Danielle Basford
Please click to read Danielle’s book, The Cat in the Jacket.