Poetry Contest for High School Students

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April 8, 2014 by WITS Houston



River Styx 2014 Founder’s Award

The River Styx Founder’s Award is an annual poetry contest for high school students. Winner recieves $150 prize, with full scholarship to the Medina Workshop for High School Students.

Submissions open now!

  • Entrants may include up to five original poems on separate pieces of paper.
  • Poems should be titled and should not include the student’s name on the poems themselves.
  • On a separate cover sheet, please include student poet’s name, titles of submissions, the poet’s age, grade, school, address, phone number, and e-mail.
  • Winners will be announced in the first week of May.

To enter, send your submission by May 1, 2014 to:

River Styx Founders Award
3547 Olive Street, Suite 107
St. Louis, MO 63103


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Writers in the Schools (WITS)

Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

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