UMA Plunkett Poetry Contest

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

UMA Plunkett Poetry Festival Student Contests

Welcome! We are delighted you are considering submitting your work to one of our student contests. Each year we hold a contest that is open to University of Maine System students and a contest that is open to Maine high school students. Both contests use the same submission guidelines presented below.

Important Contest Guidelines
Contestants may submit up to 3 pieces of original work.
Each poem may have a maximum of 52 lines.
Submissions must be blind (Please make sure your name is not present in submitted poem document).
Submission deadline is March 3, 2017.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be awarded prizes with a value of up to $100 
Notification of contest results will be delivered to the email address you've provided.
Prior Plunkett Poetry Contest winners are not eligible to participate.

University of Maine System students: Please scroll down and use the University of Maine System Student Poetry Contest submit link below to view submission instructions and to submit your work(s). 

Maine high school students:  Please
scroll down and use the Maine High School Contest submit link below to view submission instructions and to submit your work(s)

Please email contest related questions to:

Good luck!