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The UI Alumni and Friends Hawkeye Haiku Writing Contest

The Hawkeye Haiku Contest is officially closed.

Thank you to all who participated in the Hawkeye Haiku 2020 contest. We are currently narrowing down the entries to five winners (one from each age category), whose haikus will be posted here on Monday, December 7, 2020.

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Coming Soon: Write Now Flash Writing Contest

Flash Writing Contest - January 15-17, 2021

Take part in its third annual UI Alumni and Friends Flash Writing Contest—a creative short story competition. Just set aside some time from Jan. 15 – 17, read the writing prompts posted on the Write Now website, and submit a short story of 1,000 words or less in 48 hours.

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