Midwest Applicants
The Regional YPL Nominations will be open November 5th to December 5th of 2017.

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.

Email address *
Organization Name *
Nominators Name *
Contact Email *
Contact Phone Number *
City, State *
Nominees Name *
Nominees Email *
Nominees Age *
YPL Tenure Year *
Nominees Biography *
Nominees Photo (Hi Rez) *
Submission of 5 Poems (Compiled in one document) *
Submission of Nominees CV *
Nominees Essay Submission "How can poetry inspire change?" Max 500 Words *
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