Congratulations 2019 Provost Literary Prize Winners!

Andrea Fennimore for Genevieve

Rebecca Cyr for Discomposed

Call for Nominations:

The 33rd 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 Friday, February 14, 2020. 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 2020 Provost’s Literary Prize will be announced in May at the All Student Recognition Awards reception.