2018-2019 Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prizes in Nonfiction and Poetry

The Oakland Arts Review invites undergraduates nationwide to submit work to the Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prize in Nonfiction and The Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prize in Poetry. Awards will be given to the best piece in each genre that addresses the experience of being Muslim in America.

Winning pieces will speak to the experience — joys and challenges — of being Muslim in America today in ways that educate and inform our readers. Winning pieces may also demonstrate an understanding of Islamic history, culture, contributions, and / or its influence on society. Winners must be undergraduates currently enrolled in degree granting colleges in the United States. Authors do not have to identify as Muslim to be awarded the prize.

  • FIRST PRIZE: $300 and publication in OAR
  • SECOND PRIZE: $150 and publication in OAR
  • DEADLINE: November 15, 2018

There is no fee to enter.

TO ENTER GO TO:

The Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prize in Poetry

The Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prize in Nonfiction

Take a look at the past winners!

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