Leonard L. Milberg ’53 High School Poetry Prize Submission Form

2020-21 Poetry Contest

The Leonard L. Milberg ’53 High School Poetry Prize recognizes outstanding work by student writers in the 11th grade in the U.S. or abroad. Contest judges are poets on the Princeton University Creative Writing faculty, which includes Michael Dickman, Paul Muldoon, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, James Richardson, Tracy K. Smith, Susan Wheeler, Jenny Xie, and Monica Youn.

Application Form

Submissions were due by November 27, 2020, at 11:59 PM (EST). Submissions are now closed.


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