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The Hawkeye Haiku Contest is officially closed.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Hawkeye Haiku Contest. We currently are narrowing down the entries to five winners (one from each age category), whose haiku will be posted here on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.

Still have the writing bug?

Keep your creative juices flowing by exploring these University of Iowa writing resources.

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Coming Soon: Write Now Flash Writing Contest

January 13–15, 2023

Take part in the fifth annual UI Alumni and Friends Flash Writing Contest—a 48-hour short story competition. Just set aside some time from Jan. 13–15, 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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