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ASPS                                                       Arizona State Poetry Society



The Arizona State Poetry Society is a non-profit organization established on September 11, 1966 to foster poetry through education, publication, and readings of poetry, and through the interaction of poets.  The Arizona State Poetry Society is a member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies.

The Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Fall Conference to be announced.  Please visit the ASPS website for information regarding this and other ASPS events.


ELIGIBILITY: Open to all poets and aspiring poets. All are welcome here.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any original, unpublished poem not currently submitted to other contest(s). Poems which have previously won $10.00 or more are not eligible for submission. Submissions must observe specified subjects, forms, line limits and format as specified in the category description. There is no refund for disqualified entries. All entries should be titled. (The use of the first line of any poem may suffice for a title.) Any number of poems may be entered in each category, but each individual poem may be submitted only once per entire contest. Submit entries at any time; all entries need not be sent in at one time. Fees must accompany submissions.


                                                               Not an ASPS Member YET??

Become a member and save money when you submit your poems for the annual contest!

Click on "Annual Dues" and you can pay through our website. We're doing our best to make it easy on you!!

If you wish to join any of our branches, please contact that branch as their dues may range from $3 to $5 per year.

We may set it up so you can pay for the contest submissions through our website as well...STAY TUNED!