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OSU-Tulsa Creative Writing Contest

The annual OSU-Tulsa Creative Writing Contest is open to all currently enrolled OSU-Tulsa students. Winners will be recognized in poetry and short story categories.

The contest is judged by OSU-Tulsa instructors and Learning Services Center writing consultants. Winning entries are published on the OSU-Tulsa Creative Writing Contest website. 

Deadline for entries is Nov. 15, 2019

Online Contest Entry Form

Rules and Guidelines

  • Poetry entries will consist of up to three original poems of any length and short story entries of one original short story no more than twenty pages in length.
  • All entries must be typed.
  • Content of entries must be suitable for a college audience.
  • Winners will be announced on Nov. 29, 2019, and will be contacted by mail.
  • Entries will not be returned.
  • Author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
  • Students may enter both the poetry and short story categories, but only once per student per category.
  • Questions or inquiries, call the Learning Services Center at 918-594-8232.
  • Winning entries will be published on the OSU-Tulsa Creative Writing Contest website. 

Entry forms may also be picked up at the Information Center in the North Hall Lobby or in Main Hall 2302. You may submit entries online, in Main Hall 2302 or by mail to OSU-Tulsa, Attn. Creative Writing Contest, 700 N. Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106.

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