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2011 Winners


2010 Winners


Previous Write On Winners


The Madison Writing Awards (MWA) is a University-wide competition that celebrates writing across the curriculum in all academic programs. These awards reflect the commitment of James madison University, the College of Arts and Letters, and the School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication to prepare students for educated and enlightened global citizenship.

Please stay tuned! We have exciting changes on the way!


  • Students may submit one piece produced in their courses
  • Download an entry form and complete it
  • Submit it with your submission to mwa@jmu.edu


  • WRTC faculty read and screen all submissions
  • Faculty from a range of disciplines select the winning submissions


  • An awards ceremony honoring winners will be held in Spring
  • CASH prizes awarded


  • Winning submissions will be published on the MWA website


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