Atlanta-magazine-logoPoet Laureate's Prize Announcement

Georgia’s Poet Laureate, in collaboration with GCA, is pleased to announce the sixth annual Poet Laureate’s Prize, awarded for an original poem written by a Georgia high school student. The Poet Laureate's Prize encourages Georgia high school students to write original works of poetry and honors the outstanding work of student writers in our state.

 

The winning poet and four finalists will be presented with their awards by the Governor and the Poet Laureate in a ceremony at the State Capitol on June 4th. Following the ceremony, the winner, finalists, and their guests will tour the historic Margaret Mitchell House, the Atlanta History Center Midtown venue.

 

The winning and finalist poems will be published by Atlanta Magazine at atlantamagazine.com, where previous winning and finalist poems from the Poet Laureate's Prize also may be viewed.

 

Read the winning 2019 entries in Atlanta Magazine

 

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