Send submissions in digitally to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing submissions are allowed any day up until December 15, and must be submitted digitally; Visual Art entriesare allowed until December 15, and must be submitted digitally.
Every student may submit up to five (5) works, each attached with a completed submission form if submitting art and a bio if submitting writing.
When the submission period ends, all works are put through a student jury. We will contact you with our decision. Regardless whether we accept or reject your work, you will be able to pick up your physical submissions at this time.
Include a submission form with your art entry first!
Please make sure digital submissions are high quality. Width and height should be no less than 1500 px, with recommended resolution being 300 ppi. Files may be .png, .jpeg, .jpg, or .pdf for art.
Writing submissions should have numbered pages and absolutely no identifying information.
For writing, files must be either .pdf, .doc, or .docx. Length should be taken into consideration: – poetry (up to 5 pages) – fiction (up to 15 pages) – creative nonfiction (up to 15 pages) – plays (up to 20 pages) – screenplays (up to 20 pages)
*In the case of Writing submissions, information that would be entered into the submission form can instead be included in the body of your email submission. This includes your name, major, year, email, the title of the piece and literary form (poetry, fiction, etc.), and a short bio.
What kind of work do you look for? All media of fine arts and creative writing, as long as it was created while enrolled at the University of Tulsa. Work may be inspired by the theme, or it may be unrelated.
In judging the work, we will place them into the following categories:
Art categories: printmaking, photography, painting, drawing, and 3-D art.
Writing categories: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays.
What is not accepted? Graphics novels, academic literature, industrial design, journalism, technical writing, and advertising are NOTaccepted.
Who is allowed to submit? Active University of Tulsa students, including grad students.
When is the submission period? Any time up until December 15 for Writing and December 15 for Visual Art.
Why should I submit? Stylus is a chance to get published, adding a line to your resume. Additionally, we award prize money* for Best in Art and Best in Writing; along with prizes for First Place in printmaking, photography, painting, drawing, 3-D art, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays.