Tessier Writing Contest

The 2018 Tessier Women’s and Gender Studies Writing Contest is accepting entries until March 18, 2018 March 30, 2018 (DEADLINE EXTENDED).

This year’s theme is:
“Models of Change: What does it mean to be a feminist in the 21st Century?”
How does this definition relate to traditional models of feminism?

This year, two types of entries are being accepted:

Video and Graphic Short Story or Memoir

  • 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $100
  • Video entries should be approximately 10 minutes long and include a written transcript; graphic short story/memoir entries should be approximately 10-20 pages

Essay (Academic and Creative)

  • 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $100
  • Essay entries should be between 1000-4000 words

Entries should be submitted to wstudies@ysu.edu by March 18, 2018

This contest is restricted to undergraduate students at YSU. Finalists will be selected by a subcommittee from the affiliated faculty of Women’s and Gender Studies.

Contest winners will be announced by April 30, 2018. All entrants will be contacted about the results.