Atlanta-magazine-logoPoet Laureate's Prize Announcement

Georgia’s Poet Laureate, in collaboration with Georgia Council for the Arts, is pleased to announce the sixth annual Poet Laureate’s Prize, awarded for an original poem written by a Georgia high school student. A winner and four finalists will be selected by the Poet Laureate and announced in early April 2019. The winning poet and four finalists will have the opportunity to meet the Governor and the Poet Laureate when they are honored at the Georgia State Capitol in the spring. The winner and finalists will also tour the historic Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta. The winning and finalist poems will be published by Atlanta Magazine at atlantamagazine.com.

 

Entries for the 2019 Poet Laureate's Prize are now being accepted. The submission deadline is March 1, 2019

 

2019 Poet Laureate's Prize Guidelines

 

2019 Poet Laureate's Prize Entry Form

 

Contact Allen Bell, Arts Education Manager, at abell@gaarts.org with questions.

 

 

 

Read the winning 2018 entries in Atlanta Magazine

 

Read the winning 2017 entries in Atlanta Magazine

 

Read the winning 2016 entries in Atlanta Magazine

 

Read the winning 2015 entries in Atlanta Magazine

 

Read the winning 2014 entries in Atlanta Magazine