Writing in Colour Submission

Submission Instructions

Thanks to all for your submissions! The deadline of March 1st has now passed. 

Thanks for submitting to the Writing in Colour Contest! We look forward to reading your submission. To submit your essay, please send an email to englaward@uwaterloo.ca with the subject line Writing in Colour Submission and the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • The racial category or categories with which you primarily identify (include all that apply) 
    • Black (e.g., African, Caribbean, Black Canadian, Afro-Latino, African American, or other African descent)
    •  Indigenous (e.g., First Nations, Inuit, Metis or other Indigenous descent)
    •  East Asian (e.g., Chinese, Korean, Japanese, or other East Asian descent)
    •  Latine (e.g., Latin American, Hispanic descent)
    •  Middle Eastern (e.g., Afghan, Egyptian, Iranian, Lebanese, Turkish, Kurdish, or other Arab or Persian descent)
    •  South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Indo-Caribbean, or other South Asian descent)
    •  Southeast Asian (e.g., Filipino, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Thai, Malaysian, Indonesian, or other Southeast Asian descent)
    •  White (e.g., British, German, Ukrainian, or other European descent)
    •  Other…
  • Please tell us if this essay was submitted for a class assignment. If so, what was the assignment?
  • Please tell us how you found out about the award.
  • Please attach your essay to your email.

Thanks again for your submission!