Submissions CLOSED for Oakwood 2019

Yesterday was the last day for submissions. Thank you to everyone who sent in their work! We will now be dedicating most of our time to reading all the submissions we’ve received. Acceptance and rejection emails should be going out around mid-March as it will take us some time to read everything we’ve received and cast our final votes.

We look forward to reading all your submissions!

Time for a Launch!

Oakwood library flyer

Come celebrate the launch of our 2018 issue Thursday, April 19 at the Daschle Archive Room on the second floor Briggs Library on the SDSU campus. The event will begin at 7:00pm and refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

We’ve got some catching up to do!

Oakwood front Cover onlyWell, it looks like we dropped the ball on letting everyone know that we launched the 2017 issue of Oakwood, which is available electronically at <https://issuu.com/sdsuoakwood/docs/oakwood_2017–final&gt;. But better late than never. Hope you’ll take a look! We had a great reading and launch party at Briggs Library on the South Dakota State University campus.

The fall chill is starting to set in here on the northern plains, which means we’re only three months away from our next submission period. Stay tuned here for more details, or better yet follow us on Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/sdstateoakwood/&gt; and you’ll get up-to-the-second information.

Gearing up for our 2017 issue

We have exciting new changes afoot for the 2017 issue of Oakwood, which will meet the world next April. Specifically:

OAKWOOD IS NOW OPEN TO REGIONAL CONTRIBUTORS.

This means that we’re broadening our borders beyond Brookings and beyond South Dakota to writers of the Northern Great  Plains region. (We’ll define this as simply as possible: South Dakota and the states that border it.)

SDSU students, alumni, and residents of neighboring states are welcome to submit literary works (fiction, poetry, non-fiction, plays) as well as color or black-and-white art. Our submission period is typically January of each year and guidelines are available on our submissions page.

Keep up to date with our submission and release cycle by following our Facebook page.