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Sullivan Poetry Award

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to present a poetry contest for the Sullivan Poetry Award. This contest is open to all K-State students and the winning poem will receive a $2,000 prize.

Sullivan Poetry Award


  • Deadline to submit to Sullivan Poetry Award: Friday, March 29, 2019.

Who Can Participate

  • The competition is for ALL K-State students who are properly enrolled and in good standing with the University.


  • $2,000 check to the winner of the Sullivan Poetry Award.
  • Notification to all, including winner: May 10, 2019.


  • Poems may be on any topic.
  • Submit poems in a typed format.
  • Each poem must have a title, even if “Untitled” is used.
  • Each entrant may only submit ONE poem no longer than two pages.
  • Author’s name or identifying information must be provided with submission including eID and Wildcat ID number.

Submitting Your Entry

  • Poems should be submitted digitally by attaching a Microsoft Word document to an email to sullivanpoetry@ksu.edu.
  • Keep a record and copy of your work. Poems will not be returned.

2018 Winner

Past Winners