Kenyon Review’s Annual High School Poetry Contest

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The Kenyon Review, affiliated with Kenyon College (OH), will begin accepting poetry submissions for their annual High School Poetry Contest November 1, 2014.  The submission period is November 1-30, 2014.  Kenyon College is a highly respected liberal arts college and its distinguished Kenyon Review Young Writers Summer Workshop for high school students will be on the campus.  There is no fee to participate in the poetry contest.  It is open to current sophomores and juniors.  The winner of the poetry contest receives a full scholarship to the Young Writers Summer Workshop.  Read the announcement below for registration details and other pertinent information.


Then here’s a great opportunity for you! You’re eligible to enter the 12th Annual Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers contest, presented by The Kenyon Review, one of the country’s best-read literary magazines. If you are the winner or one of the two runners-up, you will see your poem published in our quarterly journal and on our website. In addition, the winner receives a full scholarship to the 2015 Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop in Gambier, Ohio, next summer.
It’s easy to enter:

  • Go to
  • Submission button will be live November 1-30, 2014.
  • High school sophomores and juniors only, please.
  • Limit of one unpublished poem and one entry per person.
  • No submission fee, it’s free!

We look forward to reading your poem!

The Kenyon Review  •  Gambier, Ohio  •

The Kenyon Review | Finn House | 102 W. Wiggin St | Gambier | OH | 43022

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