POETRY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Although all poetry forms are encouraged, haiku is the featured poetry form for the 2023 edition. All poems submitted must be no more than 80 words in length – if a poem is more than 80 words, it will not be reviewed for publication.
Submissions can be handwritten or typed.
There is no limit on the number of submissions from each teacher.
A student may submit multiple poems, but each student is limited to one page of poetry.
Please let us know of any special circumstances concerning students and/or their submissions.
Please no shape poems.
Attach the following information to a student’s submission: Student name: Student grade: Student age: Student’s or school’s address Teacher’s or librarian’s name School name and address Contact email Number of words in poem DEADLINE (Postmarked)
AK-AZ schools: Friday, April 7, 2023
CA schools: Friday, April 14, 2023
CO-HI schools: Friday, March 10, 2023
IA-MT schools: Friday, March 17, 2023
NC-OR schools: Friday, March 24, 2023
PA-TX schools: Friday, March 31, 2023
UT-WY schools: Friday, April 7, 2023
Send to: National Schools Project P.O. Box 189 Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629