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, 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.
Download printable entry forms here.
Completed entry forms must accompany submissions sent by mail.
Mail entries to:
c/o The America Library of Poetry
P.O. Box 978
Houlton, ME 04730
Winners are 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.
Student's Certificate of Participation
If your students have entered
our Student Poetry Contest,
you may print
a certificate of participation
for each entrant.
Educator's Certificate of Recognition
If you have entered
your students in our
Student Poetry Contest,
you may print
a certificate of recognition.
Top Educator Awards
Each teacher who indicates full class participation,
will be eligible and entered into the drawing
for 1 of 10 laptops, netbooks, chromebooks, or tablets.
If a teacher indicates full class participation
of multiple classes, he/she will be entered multiple times.