Audre Lorde Creative Writing Award

Scholarship awarded for the Fall 2020 semester

  • Awarding Department: The Poetry Center
  • Scholarship Intent: The award is for an original, outstanding, work of poetry, (hybrid work welcome) that in its artistry, expresses a social conscience.
  • Criteria:
    1) Students must submit a manuscript of original, creative work of not more than 10 pages
    2) Provide a personal statement
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman,Sophomore,Junior,Senior; Grad: Masters, Credential
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 3 UNITS; Grad: 3 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: The Poetry Center
  • Campus Address: HUM 511
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2227
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload your manuscript here
  2. How does your work express a social conscience?