Call for Submissions: The 10th Annual Creative Writing Competition


To celebrate 10 years of Creative Writing at LAU, the English Program in the Department of Communication, Arts and Languages invites you to submit a short story, memoir, play, OR essay in which you tackle any aspect related to Gender that you feel is story-worthy and bears impact on our lives in Lebanon.   

Students across LAU can participate. Winners will receive monetary prizes.

Submission deadline: March 30, 2022

For submissions or queries, please email:

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

  • Sexism
  • Coming of Age
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Coming Out
  • #MeToo
  • Personal Relationships
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sexual Minority Rights
  • Tolerance
  • Youth & Gender Activism
  • Bullying
  • Negotiating Selves, Challenging Authority
  • Gender & Otherness
  • Queerness & Revolution
  • Coping


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