2016 Award Guidelines

Latest Contest Info

2016 Frost Award is open
for email and snailmail submissions
March 15, 2016.
There are many changes in the guidelines
so please read them carefully.

New Guidelines for 2016

In a new contest format, The Robert Frost Foundation welcomes poems in the spirit of Robert Frost for its Annual Award. This year there will be three categories, couplets (2-line), quatrains (4-line), and sonnets(14-line), all forms which Frost used.  The winner of each category will receive $100 and publication on the Frost Facebook page and website. Up to three runners-up will be shortlisted at the discretion of the judge.

Online submissions are now welcome via email  or snail mail. Reading fees are $6 per poem. Make your check payable to The Robert Frost Foundation. Mail your entry to: Lawrence Library, Attn: Robert Frost Award, 51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. Email submissions are accepted at rffpoetrycontest@gmail.com. You can send your entry fee by check via regular mail or by credit card or via the Pay Now button on this page.

You may submit up to six poems in any combination of couplets, quatrains, and sonnets. Both published and unpublished works are accepted. See the complete contest guidelines. Winners will be notified in late September, 2016 of their position on the judge's shortlist. For a list of winners, please visit our Facebook page or website in October, 2016 when the official announcement will be posted.

Two Ways to Submit Fees

Submission Fees
There are two ways to submit your fees:

1. Send fees via snail mail with a check. 
Please remit  and make check payable to:

Attn: Robert Frost Award
Lawrence Library
51 Lawrence St
Lawrence, MA 01841

2. Click  the PAY NOW button to send your fees with any major credit card using  PayPal processing.

Any questions?  Email frostfoundation@gmail.com for more information. Comments and questions can also be addressed here.
Multiple Submissions

Up to six poems may be submitted at the same time via snail mail
or email.

Fees may be submitted via  personal check or money order in a snail mail envelope,
or by the 
PAY NOW button to use your major credit card, bank, or PayPal account.

1 poem = 6.00
2 poems=12.00
3 poems= 18.00
4 poems = 24.00
5 poems =30.00
6 poems = 36.00