Entry Period: December 1, 2021–Friday, February 11, 2022; 11:59 pm AKST
The Statewide Poetry Contest is a celebration of poetry writing and literary artistry and invites participation from writers of all ages—elementary school and up. The contest aims to encourage, publicize, and reward the writing of high-quality poetry in Alaska.
Winners of the contest will receive monetary prizes as well as an invitation to share their poetry during a reading event in April.
DIVISIONS & AWARDS
Adult - 1st Place $150 | 2nd Place $100 | 3rd Place $50
High School - 1st Place $100 | 2nd Place $50 | 3rd Place $25
Middle School - 1st Place $50 | 2nd Place $30 | 3rd Place $15
Elementary School - 1st Place $50 | 2nd Place $30 | 3rd Place $15