Academy of American Poets Prize

This prize is open to all students currently enrolled at Hope College. An award check in the amount of $100 will go to the winner, as well as a one-year membership to the Academy of American Poets, and a subscription to the magazine American Poets.

***Extended Deadline: December 2, 2022 at Noon

Submission Guidelines

  • One submission per poet, of 1 – 2 poems, no more than four pages
  • Please do not staple your submission together
  • Please submit the poems anonymously; your name (or any other identifying information) should not appear anywhere on the poems.
  • Cover sheet:
    • Type “Hope College Academy of American Poets Prize” at the top.
    • Include your name, address, phone number, email AND a permanent address
  • A list of the title(s) of the poem(s) MUST appear on the cover sheet.
  • Paperclip the coversheet to your poem(s)

Submit poems and cover sheet to the Hope College English Department,
3rd floor of Lubbers Hall between 8 – 5 Monday through Friday.

Off-campus students may emails submissions to following the same guidelines as above.

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