Congratulations on completing your school's 7GP Contest! 

In order to have your school's winning poem published in the 2016 Poetry on Our Terms anthology, please submit the required contest documents through the forms below. Please read these Submission Guidelines before submitting the documents. Email us at with any questions. Please title all files submitted with the student's full name. Make sure the student name is how you want it to appear in the anthology. 

Submit Final Student Poem

Due Feb 29, 2016. Send as a Microsoft Word document. Ensure that line breaks and stanzas are deliberate. Title the document "Firstname Lastname Final Poem" (ex: John Smith Final Poem). This document can only be submitted by the registered school contact.

Please make sure the following information appears above the student's poem: Student full name as it is to appear in the book, Formal school name, Teacher full name and Title in quotation marks.

Files accepted: doc, docx

Submit Student Release Form

Due February 12, 2016. Submit a clear image of the release form or a scan online. Title the document "Firstname Lastname Release" (ex: JohnSmithRelease).

You can also mail the form to us at:
The 7th Grade Poetry Foundation
400 S. 14th Street, #1215
St. Louis MO 63103

Print the Release Form

Files accepted: doc, docx, pdf, png, jpg, jpeg, gif, tif

Submit Student Photo

Due February 12, 2016.

Please read these guidelines for a good quality photo. See examples of good photos from past years here. Title the document "Firstname Lastname Photo" (ex:John Smith Photo).

Files accepted: jpeg, jpg, png, tif

Submit Student Film

Due March 23, 2016.

Note: please submit videos only when students are able to read the final draft of their poems after final revisions have been made following feedback received from the Educator Liaison. Please read these guidelines for a good quality film. See examples of good videos from past years here. Students should read the final draft of their poems. Title the document "Firstname Lastname Film" (ex: John Smith Video).

Files accepted: mov, mp4, avi, m4v

Submit Pre-Event Educator Survey

Thank You