Writing Competitions

This is a chance for you to be appreciated for your creative writing. Don’t forget to have fun during this process. We are planning a competition for an upcoming monthly publication in the near future. Our calendar will be updated once we have a specific date. You’re welcome to join our club to follow updates along the way.

Our writing competitions will be hosted by Clear Perspectives: Publication and the ASNC. All eligible entrants must be Norco College students. Each written piece will be edited by the advisors and editors of Clear Perspectives: Publication. Read below for more requirements to enter.


  • You must publish work in Clear Perspectives: Publications, monthly edition. Any form of written work, such as poetry, articles (Informative or argumentative), short stories, comics, monologues, etc. may be submitted. 
  • A 1200-word count will be the maximum length of works submitted. Any submissions over the word count won’t be considered for judging.

  • The advisors of Clear Perspectives: Publication and ASNC will be the judges of the the writing competition. They will decide between themselves which three writers are the most distinguished and reward them first, second, and third place prizes.
  • The winners will receive Amazon gift cards;first place is $125, second place is $100, and third place is $75. Decisions of the judges are final.

Congratulations to our December Writing contest winners! We are pleased to shine a light on the talented students at Norco Community College. If you would like to read our wining pieces you can follow the links provided below.

  • 1st Place Winner – “When Night Comes” by Medical Plagues ($125 gift card)

  • 2nd Place – “My Mind” by Shakira Velasquez ($100 gift card)

  • 3rd Place – “What I Think Is Wrong” by Ibteahal Jneidi ($75 gift card)

  • See all submissions here!