Each organization is allowed to submit as many Youth Poet Laureates that still fit into the qualifying age group 13-19. Those nominated will be judged by a selection of judges consisting of one qualifying staff member from 3 organizations in that region.
The selections will be made by January 5, 2018, ending in the 5 Regional Laureates competition in the National Youth Poet Laureate competition. Each Regional Laureate will have a total of 3 performance engagements including the National Youth Poet Laureate commencement in April 2018 in New York City.
Please fill out the form below for official submission. Submission due by December 5th, 2017. Please fill out a new form for each Youth Submission.