Na Leo Lele Writing Contest

Kauai Community College students will be sharing their best original prose with the community on April 25.

Hawaiian for “the leaping voices,” the Na Leo Lele Creative Writing Contest, has been encouraging student writers since its inception three years ago.

Michael Pfau, an English instructor at Kauai Community College, is heading up the Na Leo Lele contest.

“It can be a powerful experience for a writer to share their work directly with their audience, and we would love for members of the community to come out and support our student writers,” Pfau said.

The contest features three categories: poetry, short fiction and short nonfiction. There will be cash awards of $100, $50 and $25 respectively.

“There are amazing artists on our island, but if we don’t endeavor to create these moments between artist and audience, it can be easy to overlook the collective artistic voice of the community,” Pfau said.

The reading and awards ceremony will take place on April 25 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the KCC Learning Resource Center, Room 124B.

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.