Entrants must be current undergraduate or graduate students, or they must be nonfiction writers who 1) have never won first place in the contest; 2) have not had any featured articles published in the Oregon Quarterly in the past calendar year; 3) are not employees of the Oregon Quarterly or University of Oregon Advancement and 4) are not family members of Oregon Quarterly or University of Oregon Advancement employees. Entrants must submit an essay on a topic that pertains to the Northwest region. Selection is based on the overall strength of the essay.
How to Apply
Entry instructions are available online. A cover letter and essay are required.