Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to submit poems to the contest?

Currently enrolled Highline students (meaning students enrolled anytime during the 2020/21 academic year)

What do I get if I win?

10 talented students will win cash prizes! Here’s the $ breakdown:

First Prize: $200

Second Prize: $150

Third Prize: $100

Seven Honorable Mention Prizes: $75 each

When is the deadline for the 2020 Student Poetry Contest?

February 12th at 4:00pm

How many poems can I submit?

Limit to three poems per person, please!

How long can my poem be?

20 lines of text (not including white space or title)

How do I submit?

Email your submission to dmoore@highline.edu with “Poetry Contest 2021” in the subject line.

What should I include with my submission?

Please include your phone number and email address.