Na Leo Lele

April 18, 11:55 pm

Creative Writing Contest

Na Leo Lele Creative Writing Contest is open to all Kauaʻi CC students enrolled for credit during the 2020-2021 school year.

Cash awards in three categories:

First Price: $100
Second Price: $75
Third Price: $50

Deadline: April 18, 2021
Submit to: Mary Alexander at

Contest Writing Categories:

Poetry: Up to 3 poems, totaling no more than 1,250 words
Short fiction: One short story up to 1,250 words
Nonfiction: One essay up to 1,250 words

Submission Details:

  • Submit a Google doc to
  • Include a cover page with your name, UH email, cell#, one paragraph bio, and word count.
  • Format as a Google doc (no-pdf); Name only on cover page
  • Email by the deadline to

For questions please email to Mary Alexander at


Selections from winning entries will be posted here in May