Calling All Poets!- Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Contest

The Academy of American Poets is hosting a student poetry contest and we invite both undergraduate and graduate students to apply! You can submit up to three (1-3) poems in any form to Dr. Farkas by emailing her at with the subject line of “poetry contest.” In the email, make sure to include your name, MU number, and email address. Do not include your name or any identifying information on the actual poems. The deadline for the contest is Friday, March 15th, 2024.

The winner of the contest will receive $100, their poem published on and listed in the Academy’s annual report, a one-year membership to Academy of American Poets, and a one-year subscription to American Poets magazine.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Farkas at or (717-871-7399). Good luck and happy writing!