Writing Awards

The University of Michigan-Dearborn Writing Awards promote and recognize excellence in writing among undergraduates.

Awards will be made in the following categories:
  • Poetry
  • Bill Linn Fiction Prize
  • Researched Writing
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Writing Through Image and Sound
  • Writing in the Public Sphere
  • First-Year Writing
  • Honors Writing
  • Scientific/Technical Writing

$7,500 in total awards. Awards are made possible by the Office of the Provost and the UM-Dearborn Annual Fund.

The Bill Linn Fiction Prize is funded by the family of Professor Bill Linn as a tribute to his love of literature and teaching. The family hopes award recipients treasure their gift of writing and use it to enrich the lives of others.

Submission due date is Friday, May 12 at 5 pm.