Agnes Nixon and Kiki McCabe Prize for Screenwriting

Deadline: 12 noon, March 28, 2018

The Agnes Nixon and Kiki McCabe Prize for Screenwriting is a $1,000 award to an undergraduate student who shows promise in screenwriting. The Prize was donated by Cathy McCabe to honor her late mother, Kiki McCabe, and her aunt, Agnes Nixon, both Emmy Award-winning writers for daytime television.

Submission guidelines: Open to any Emory College undergraduate. Only one screenplay may be submitted. No page limit. The screenplay must be typed and in proper screenplay format. All pages must be numbered. Screenplays may be original material or adaptations. No double-sided submissions. Students should come to the Creative Writing Program office in N209 Callaway to fill out a contest entry form, but then should e-mail their screenplay in either PDF or Word format to Paula Vitaris at pvitari@emory.edu. A synopsis of the screenplay must be included on the first page of the electronic document.  Deadline: 12 noon, March 28, 2017.

Entry forms and guidelines for The Agnes Nixon and Kiki McCabe Prize for Screenwriting and all other Spring 2018 Creative Writing contests are available at the Program office, N209 Callaway, or on online at: http://creativewriting.emory.edu/home/academics/contests/submission-guidelines.html

The winner of the Agnes Nixon and Kiki McCabe Prize for Screenwriting will be announced at Awards Night, 7:30 p.m., April 18, 2018 in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library. The winners of the student writing contests will read from their work.

For more information, call (404) 727-4683 or e-mail pvitari@emory.edu