Academy of American Poets Contest
The Academy of American Poets contest is open to all Cal Poly students! The first place prize is $100. Apply by Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m.
About the Judge
Rachel Richardson is the author of two collections, Copperhead (2011) and Hundred-Year Wave (2016), both in the Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series. She is the Co-Founder of Left Margin LIT, a literary arts center in Berkeley, California. She also directs poetry programming for the Bay Area Book Festival.
- Must be registered currently to enter
- Submit up to three poems, totaling no more than 150 lines
- Include all poems in a single Word document or PDF; name the file with your last name only
- Send via email to the English Department at firstname.lastname@example.org; write “Academy of American Poets contest” in the subject line
- Deadline: Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m.