Thank you for your interest in our annual
Student Poetry Contest.
From this page, you can enter your students in the contest,
print certificates of participation for your students and a certificate of
recognition for yourself,
and read more about contest winner notification.
We welcome your suggestions. Please
let us know how we can make this site better for you and your students.
Enter your students in our Student
and the Contest Rules.
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Completed entry form must accompany submissions
sent by mail.
You may alternately enter online here.
Please be sure to read the contest rules
mailing in your submission.
Mail entries to:
c/o The America Library of Poetry
P.O. Box 978
Houlton, ME 04730
Information on Deadline
Top Educator Awards
Each teacher who indicates full class
will be eligible and entered into the drawing for 1 of 10 laptop computers,
If a teacher indicates full class participation of multiple classes,
he/she will be entered multiple times.
Teachers may enter their students' work via our website,
and still send the "Teacher Submission Form" by standard mail,
or submit a "Teacher Submission Form" online here.
Winners will be announced on March 30th, 2017.
announced every September 30th.
On this date, the names of the winners and their respective poems
will be added to this website.
Winners are notified directly by phone, email or mail.
The winners' submitting teachers and school principals
will be notified via the schools' addresses or email.
Read the List of Winners
Educator's Certificate of
If you have entered your students in our
Student Poetry Contest,
you may print a certificate of recognition.
Certificates of Participation
If your students have entered our Student
you may print a certificate of participation for each entrant.