The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers recognizes outstanding young poets and is open to high school sophomores and juniors throughout the world. The contest winner receives a full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers workshop. In addition, the winning poem will be published in The Kenyon Review. The runners up will also see their poems published.
The contest is named in honor of Patricia Grodd in recognition of her generous support of The Kenyon Review and its programs, as well as her passionate commitment to education and deep love for poetry.
The final judge of the contest is KR poetry editor David Baker.
Every year, submissions are accepted electronically November 1 through November 30. The link to the submissions page for the contest will be active from this webpage on November 1, 2013.
Only one submission per entrant
Must be a high school sophomore or junior to enter
File must be in one of the following formats:
- .PDF (Adobe Acrobat)
- .DOC or .DOCX (Microsoft Word)
- .RTF (Rich Text Format)
- .TXT (Microsoft Wordpad and Notepad, Apple TextEdit.)