Student Contest

Kentucky State Poetry Society announces the 2021 Student Poetry Contest

Guidelines

  • Free to enter
  • Open nation-wide to public, private, and homeschool students in grades 3-12
  • 1 submission per student
  • Original, unpublished work only
  • 30 line limit

Submissions

Poems should be submitted as an attachment in a Word document (.doc, .docx) via email to kspspoetry@gmail.com.

Submissions must include:

  1. Student name
  2. Student grade and age
  3. School name
  4. Teacher’s name
  5. Contact email
  6. Postal address

Deadline: April 15, 2021

PRIZES

Prizes

First place winners will be
-published in Pegasus and
-invited to read their winning poems at the Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Conference.

Cash prizes for first, second, and third places.

Categories

Category 1: Grades 3 and 4
Category 2: Grades 5 and 6
Category 3: Grades 7 and 8
Category 4: Grades 9 and 10
Category 5: Grades 11 and 12

Questions? Contact us!

Ready to submit? Send us your work!

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