Poetry Society of Indiana
Young Voices Annual Poetry Contest
Submission window open May 1 to September 20
Annual Deadline: submissions must be received by September 20
The contest is open state-wide to public, private, and homeschool students in grades 3-12.
Winners may be invited to read their poems at PSI's annual Fall Rendezvous Convention event in October.
First place winners in each category may be published in Ink to Paper (annual publication of Poetry Society of Indiana), on the PSI website https://poetrysocietyofindiana.org, and across PSI's social media platforms.
BASIC Contest Guidelines:
- Open state-wide to public, private, and homeschool students in grades 3-12
- Recommendation by a teacher required
- Original unpublished work only
- One poem submission per student
- 30 line limit (including blank lines)
- No submission fee
Category 1: Grades 3 & 4
Category 2: Grades 5 & 6
Category 3: Grades 7 & 8
Category 4: Grades 9 & 10
Category 5: Grades 11 & 12
All poems and Submission Forms must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org using one of the following:
- regular email with Word document (.doc, .docx) attachments
- a shared Google document
FULL GUIDELINES are included in the fillable and/or downloadable contest guidelines & submissions form(s):
|PSI Young Voices Annual Poetry Contest Guidelines & Submission Form _ fillable.pdf|
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|PSI Young Voices Annual Contest Guidelines & Submission Form_download.pdf|
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We look forward to receiving YOUR submissions!