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 and 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.




Enter your students in our Student Poetry Contest

Download Printable Entry Forms
and the Contest Rules.

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Completed entry form must accompany submissions sent by mail.
You may alternately enter online here.

Please be sure to read the contest rules
prior to mailing in your submission.

Mail entries to:
Review Committee
c/o The America Library of Poetry
P.O. Box 978
Houlton, ME 04730

Information on Deadline Extensions


Top Educator Awards

Each teacher who indicates full class participation,
will be eligible and entered into the drawing for 1 of 10 laptop computers, netbooks, or tablets.
If a teacher indicates full class participation of multiple classes,
he/she will be entered multiple times.
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.

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


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


Certificates of Participation

If your students have entered our Student Poetry Contest,
you may print a certificate of participation for each entrant.

Click Here



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