Robert W. King Poetry Award

Sponsored by the Colorado Poets Center, the Robert W. King Poetry Award provides two $150 awards to a Colorado high school students for a winning poem. The poet’s name, school, teacher who sponsored the poet, and the winning poem will be published on the Colorado Poets Center website.  All poetry submissions must be original work and sponsored by a high school teacher. Authors may submit up to three poems, written in English, Spanish, or a combination of both English and Spanish.  Poems may have been published previously in high school publications.

More information about the awards


Submit questions about the contest to Dr. Elizabeth Franklin at