Young American Poetry Digest

Mail Submissions


Although all poetry forms are encouraged, haiku is the featured poetry form for the 2018 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.
  • Attach the following information to a student’s submission:

Please no shape poems.

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

DEADLINEMarch 16, 2018 (Postmarked)

Send to:    

National Schools Project

P.O. Box 39

Horseshoe Bend, ID  83629-0039


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