Beverly Hopkins Poetry Contest for High School Students
2023 Judge: Allison Joseph
First prize: $225
Second prize: $125
Third prize: 75
Winning poems will be published on Saint Louis Poetry Center’s website.
- Open to all high school students in the St. Louis metro area living within a 100-mile radius of St. Louis
- Submit up to 3 typed poems per entry, any form and length
- No manuscripts will be returned
- Poems previously published in high school publications are allowed
- Include name (no pen name required) and email address on each poem
- Include a cover sheet that includes: name, address, phone number, email address, high school, grade, teacher’s name (if she/he/they encouraged or assigned the poems), and the titles of the poems submitted
- Contest results will be announced in May
Hopkins Contest Entry
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