Creative Writing Contest winners

Entries for the 2019 Adult Creative Writing Contest are NOW CLOSED. All winners have been notified.

Return in late January 2020 for information on the 2020 contest.


The 42nd Annual Adult Creative Writing Contest is held to encourage and recognize creative writing among adults. Presented by Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries.

The contest is open to any person 18 years old or older who:

  • resides, works or attends school in Tulsa County, or
  • has a nonresident Tulsa City-County Library card, and
  • is not a member of the creative writing contest committee or a judge of the contest

Only unpublished manuscripts are accepted. Unpublished and published writers are encouraged to compete.

Deadline for submission: April 1, 2019.  DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES AND ENTRY FORM HERE.