Student Contest

Kentucky State Poetry Society announces the 2022 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  • Original, unpublished work only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 Extended to April 15, 2022

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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