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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. 11, 2022

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. 22, 2022, 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 or online.

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