(Writers in the Schools)
seeks poetry from students attending any school from
first to twelfth grade, including homeschool.
We welcome poetry of any style, subject, or form
and take into consideration the grade level of the student.
We appreciate poems that surprise us with their careful
grasp of language. Please read the poems on our website
for an idea of what we like.
editor will contact you within a few weeks. If your
poem is accepted, he or she may make suggestions for
improvement of your work before publication.
work must be the original work of the student. Please
do not submit explicit work, or anything particularly
Do not submit more then three (3) poems at
a time; a student may have two poems simultaneously
on the web site.
If you are published, please wait a month to
submit again for publication.
All decisions of the editors are final.
PoetryWITS staff and editors