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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Camille Rankine
By Natasha Trethewey
By JoAnn Balingit
By Jacob Saenz
By Kwame Dawes
By James L. Dickey

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion