Program Length: Self paced up until submission deadline (Submissions are accepted from November 1st through 30th every year)
Admissions Req: High school sophomores and juniors (grade 10/11) around the globe are eligible for the poetry contest.
Highlight: A good poem immerses its reader into a beautiful world built from a writer’s heart. The Patricia Grodd poetry contest, created in 2007 to recognize outstanding young poetic talents, is a poetry contest open to high school sophomores and juniors worldwide. It is held every year, accepting online submissions throughout November. The top 3 writers of this poetry contest will win scholarships (full and partial) to a prestigious Young Writers workshop that takes place every summer as well as have their poems published in the Kenyon Review! Whether your poem is about a leaf or what it means to be human, take inspiration from past winners and create your masterpiece! Poems are a means to convey our emotions through beautiful, sometimes horrible words. Open your heart and apply now for this poetry contest!