The Bolt Magazine Spring 2015 Contest Launches

bolt F14The San José State University Communication Center Writing Consultants have launched The Bolt Magazine Spring 2015 Contest. The Bolt Magazine is a flash non-fiction magazine consisting of short and factual micro-essays and memoirs.

This semester’s themed The Jolt section will be inspired by the hashtag “#thingswehate.”

The Bolt Magazine offers an opportunity for writers to express true stories on real perspectives, the world, or anything of importance to them. It consists of all original work, 250 words or less.

The deadline for the contest is April 1, 2015. All submissions will be considered for publication for the upcoming issue. First prize is a $50 gift certificate to the Spartan Bookstore.

The Communication Center writing consultants have been publishing The Bolt Magazine since the spring of 2013. To find out more information, please visit or email

– Jennifer Tran 

Jennifer Tran is a COMM Center writing consultant. You can find out more about her on the writing consultants’ blog.

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