Creative Writing Contest for Weal and DiScoUrse

Do you like to write poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction? Would you like your writing featured in a campus publication?

DeSales’ literary magazine, Weal, is seeking submissions for this year’s issue. You can submit up to a total of 10 pages of material – any combination of one short story, one creative nonfiction essay and up to five poems.

First- and second-place entries will receive prizes. Additionally, the writers with the top six entries will receive membership in the “DiScoUrse” Creative Writing Honor Society starting next fall!

Send your submissions to Professor McKnight at Entries are due Friday, March 13.

Prizes and membership will be awarded at “DiScoUrse” Showcase Night on Wednesday, April 8 at 7PM in the Trexler and Hurd Rooms of the DUC.

Questions or concerns? Email Prof. McKnight, Jaci Wendel ( or Adam Zielonka (