The Poetry Society of Tennessee
A member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies

By: Blog Post | October 07, 2018

AWARDS TOTAL $150 FOR POEMS AND FOR EYE-POEMS

1. The deadline for Grades 6-12 is December 7, 2018; Elementary and Eye-Poem is February 15, 2019. 

2. The competition is open to all TENNESSE students in grades 2-12. Public, private, and home schools are eligible.

3. Submit two single spaced copies of each poem. 12 point font is preferred.  Put the division (elementary, junior or senior) in the upper left corner of both copies. One copy must have student's ID in upper right corner. The ID information is student name, school name and address, student grade level, and the student's language arts/English teacher's full name.  

4. Each poem must be neatly typed or computer-generated, and have no more than 35 lines including ...

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Tags: student contests, 2018, 2019 

By: Blog Post | June 23, 2018

Here are the 2017-2018 Student Contest Winners:


Student Winners List

Category: Contests 

Tags: student contests, 2018 

By: Blog Post | November 11, 2017

RULES FOR POETRY SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE

2017-2018 STUDENT CONTEST

AWARDS TOTAL $150 FOR POEMS AND FOR EYE-POEMS

1. The deadline for Grades 6-12 is December 5, 2017; Elementary and Eye-Poem is February 5, 2018.  No exceptions.

2. The competition is open to all TENNESSE students in grades 2-12. Public, private, and homeschools are eligible.

3. Submit two copies of each poem. Put the division (elementary, junior or senior) in the upper left corner of both copies. One copy must have student's ID in upper right corner. The ID information is student name, school name and address, student grade level, and the student's language arts/English teacher's. No font larger than 12 point should be used.

4. Each poem must be neatly typed o...

By: Blog Post | March 26, 2017

Elementary:

Judge: Whitney Brinkley Wright

1st: Balloon, Ella Gamble, Edmondson Elementary School, A. Long

2nd: A Girlie Girl Color, Allison Totty, Richland Elementary, Louise Clark

3rd: Forest, Trinity Crowder, Shelby Oaks Elementary, Amelia  Bogdal

4th: Tiger, A’Marion Bolden, Shelby Oaks Elementary, Amelia Bogdal

HM: A Forest of Thought, Crosswind Elementary, Mrs. Sludor

HM: Basketball, Tiyana Warren, Shelby Oaks Elementary, Amelia Bogdal

Merit: Eyes,  Alan Cheng, Dogwood Elementary, Michelle Sludor

Middle School:

Judge: Lori Goetz

1st: Ars Poetica, Connor Chockley, Snowden School, Elaine Waters

2nd: Another, Minnathi Reddivari, White Station Middle School, Karla Varriano...