SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SHARED THEIR POETRY WITH US!

THE JUDGES ARE NOW READING YOUR SUBMISSIONS.

 

Akers Award for Youth Poetry

This award is in honor of founding editor of the di-vêrsé-city Youth Anthology, Deborah A. Akers.  The award honors outstanding achievements by poets in elementary, middle and high school.  Each year a panel of esteemed writers in our community serves as judges for this competition.  

di-vêrsé-city Youth Anthology

Each year the Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) recognizes youth poets by publishing their work together in a truly di-verse anthology. Each featured K-12 Youth Poet receives one copy of di-vêrsé-city Youth Anthology free.  Additional copies are available for purchase for $15.  For more information on purchasing Youth Anthologies email aipfest@outlook.com