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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.

Contest Rules

Need to know the contest rules?


Please be sure to read them

by clicking here!


By Mail?


Download printable entry forms here.

Completed entry forms must accompany submissions sent by mail.

Mail entries to:

Review Committee

c/o The America Library of Poetry

P.O. Box 978

Houlton, ME 04730


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Missed the deadline?

Find information on

Possible Deadline Extensions.

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Contest Winners

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.

Read the List of Winners


Student's Certificate of Participation

If your students have entered

our Student Poetry Contest,
you may print

a certificate of participation

for each entrant.


Click Here

Educator's Certificate of Recognition

If you have entered

your students in our

Student Poetry Contest,
you may print

a certificate of recognition.


Click Here

Public Speaker

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. 

Each teacher who sends in their students' submissions within 2 weeks of receiving our flyer will also be eligible to win 1 of 25 Amazon Gift Cards of $100. Winners will be drawn from all “Early Bird” submissions we receive.
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 September 30.

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