National Student Poetry Contest
Updated: Feb 14, 2019
Are you a poet? Do you want to be? Do you want to get your work in front of more people? Well here's an opportunity for you!
The America Library of Poetry is hosting a national competition. There are 4 divisions (based on your grade level in school) with a $500.00 grand prize and many other prizes (random drawings for all who submit a poem-laptops, netbooks, tablets...!). There's no entry fee, but there are some requirements on what you submit.
- Can be handwritten or typed
- May not be any longer than 20 lines
- It can be in any style (except concrete/shape poems or blackout poems)
- It can be on any subject, but must not be vulgar, offensive, use profanity
- It must be your original and individual work
Mail (yes...on paper...in an envelope with a stamp) your entry to:
c/o The America Library Of Poetry
PO Box 978
Houlton, ME 04730
Or submit it online using this form.
You must mail your entry by April 30, 2019.
Don't forget, we are here to help you so if you would like to discuss this or other opportunities you can send us an email!