Based in San Diego, California and Houlton, Maine,
The America Library of Poetry is
to the expression of creativity through
From poetry to short stories, students across
the country now have an outlet and a forum
in which they
may share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
Each year The America Library of Poetry,
sponsors writing contests
The United States of America.
The Student Poetry Contest is for school age children enrolled in
including tutored and home schooled children.
Entrants may enter the contest by clicking
Entries from the Student Poetry Contest
are judged in four divisions:
grades 3-5, grades 6-7, grades 8-9, and grades 10-12.
Winners and Runners
Up in each division of the
Student Poetry Contest
will receive a prize and Certificate of
The writer who places first overall receives the Editor's Choice Award.
A select number of writers
may be chosen to be
published in a future compilation,
and as such, will have
the unique opportunity of seeing their poetry in print.
We at The America Library of Poetry take great delight in
a renewed spark of interest in reading and
and hopefully, through our support and
recognition of writers everywhere
we will continue
to fan the flames of literacy in America.