2017 Adult Creative Writing Contest

The 40th 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Only unpublished manuscripts are accepted. Unpublished and published writers are encouraged to compete.

Entry to the 2017 Adult Creative Writing Contest is NOW CLOSED. Return in February, 2018 for a 2018 contest entry form.

Find a complete list of 2017 winners below, along with the winning entries. (Entries may not be reprinted without the explicit permission of the author.) Congratulations, and thanks to all who entered!