Global Experience Travel Writing Contest

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Have you been marked by travel? If so, tell us how. Engaging with the genre of creative nonfiction, seize upon memorable incidents from your travel history—study abroad, domestic travels, even your discovery of Northfield. Entertain us. Make us laugh. Move us. Help us travel with you. 

Submissions are due no later than April 15, 2019 and awards will be announced before the end of May. Please be sure to adhere to the submission guidelines, and submit your piece through the online submission form on this site.

First-round submission reviews will be done by a panel representing faculty, students and staff. Finalists will be judged by a professional writer with a Carleton connection.

View the submission guidelines and submit your entry by April 15, 2019.


1st place:    $200 STA Travel Voucher + $100

2nd place:   $100

3rd place:    $50

Questions?  Contact Renata Fitzpatrick ( or Annie Larson (