Congratulations 2017 Provost Literary Prize Winners

Monica Anderson for Gender Trouble

Jade Yeen Onn for Oranges & Origins


Call for Nominations:

The 29th Annual Provost’s Literary Prize for undergraduate students at OSU consists of a plaque, an award of $500 and publication for on-campus distribution.  Keith Scribner in the School of Writing, Literature and Film is chairing the screening committee.

Professor Scribner and the committee are seeking help from faculty to identify candidates for the prize.  The literary work can be fiction, poetry, drama, or creative nonfiction written for a general audience.  The prize is open to currently enrolled undergraduate students at Oregon State University, who may submit their own work or have work nominated by faculty members.  Submissions must be the student's original work, typed, no longer than 14 double-spaced pages for prose or drama, or 8 manuscript pages for poetry, and include the full name, year in school, current mailing address, phone number, and student ID number of the writer.


Deadline for submission of work for consideration is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017.  Submissions should be turned in to the Provost’s Literary Prize Screening Committee via Keith Scribner in the School of Writing, Literature and Film (Moreland Hall 238).  Questions may be directed to Professor Scribner at 541-737-1645 or


The winner of the 2017 Provost’s Literary Prize will be announced in May at the All Student Recognition Awards reception.

Past Provost’s Literary Prize Winners