Six Word Memoir Writing Contest

Six Word Memoir Kick-Off at the Activities Fair:  Send-Off Stories

Stop by and write your postcard entry!   Winner receives $50 Gift Card!

We know you have SIX words in you!  Six perfect words to tell the story of your wise and wacky grandmother, a time when you put things off to the last minute, or any of the other upcoming themes in our contest!  It's super easy to enter.  

Simple LIKE the Writing Center @ Roanoke College on  Facebook.

Look for the Weekly Theme Wall Post and type your submission as a Comment.  

Themes are open Monday at 4 pm and close on Sunday at 9 pm.  Open to students, faculty and staff!  Weekly winners are published on  Facebook and receive at $10 Sheetz gift card. Winners are considered for the Semester Six Word Memoirist Award, a cash prize of $100.  

So, what six words tell your story?

September 8-14 First Impressions
September 15-21 Brief History of My Hometown
September 22-28 Summer Love
September 29 - October 5 Stupid Questions...?
October 6-12 (Midterm) Moment of Frustration
October 20-26 Can You Ever Go Home Again?
October 27 - November 2          Scary Stories
November 3-9 Tales of the Lost
November 10-16 Unsung Heroes
November 17-23 Letter to Santa