“a better, funnier form of commencement wisdom”


Trop Magazine is throwing a writing contest.

The Trop Short Fake College or High School Class President Commencement Address contest is an opportunity to write in the wisest, most bombastic, most grandiose way possible. Most of us didn’t get selected to give our commencement addresses. Most of us had to sit in our gowns sweating, enduring wisdom of a particularly harsh variety…

Submissions are being accepted through March 31st and will be judged by Amelia Gray, author of Threats. Find more details here. Then find a podium and get writing!

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →