Writing Competitions

This is a chance for you to be appreciated for your creative writing. Don’t forget to have fun during this process.

The 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 2000-word count will be the maximum length of works submitted. Any submissions over the word count won’t be considered for judging.

*Updated for Fall 2021

  • 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 via email; first place is $125, second place is $75, and third place is $50. Decisions of the judges are final.

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who entered this largest Competition of our Club’s history!