Young American Poetry Digest

Online Submissions

Online submissions for the 2017 book are closed.

2018 submissions will open September 2017.





Although all poetry forms are encouraged, haiku is the featured poetry form for the 2017 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 may 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.
  • No shape poems
  • Please let us know of any special circumstances concerning students and/or their submissions.


DEADLINEMarch 10, 2017 (postmarked) – extended from March 10

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