The Longfellow Poetry Contest is an annual competion of original poetry, with categories for high school and elementary/middle school students. The contest is sponsored by the Frank Buda Memorial Fund, New England Poetry Club, Friends of the Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters, and Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site.
The Longfellow Poetry Contest is open to grades 3-8. The Ruth Berrien Fox Award is presented to students in grades 9-12.
Contest winners receive a certificate and cash prize. Notification will be sent to winners through their schools. They will be honored at an awards ceremony and reading on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.