Tulsa Library in search of artistic authors for annual competitors | Life

Entries for the annual adult creative writing competition sponsored by the Tulsa City-County Library will be accepted starting Monday, February 1st.

Adults 18 and over who live, work, or go to school in Tulsa County can submit original, never-before-published work in four categories: poetry, informal essay, children’s literature, and short story. Individuals can submit entries in all four categories, but only one entry per category.

A prize of $ 125 and a certificate will be awarded for the best work in each category. Runner-up will receive a cash prize of USD 75 and a certificate. Certificates and $ 10 are awarded to those who receive an Honorable Mention.

Entries will be accepted until March 31st. The winners will receive their prizes at an awards ceremony and reception on Saturday, May 8th at 2:30 pm in the Aaronson Auditorium of the Central Library, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue. This depends on the library opening and meeting room guidelines.

Contributions should be delivered to each TCCL branch or sent flat to the Friends of Tulsa City-County’s Libraries, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, 74103.

Entry forms with a full set of rules and submission guidelines are available through the curb service at all TCCL locations or online at tulsalibrary.org/adult-creative-writing-contest. For more information: 918-549-7323.

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