Words of Wheatley Youth Poetry Contest
February 13th - February 27th
Happy Black History Month!
The Phyllis Wheatley Community Center is proud to announce our Words of Wheatley Youth Poetry Contest!
We invite students aged 13-19 residing in Minneapolis to express their thoughts and feelings inspired by the legacy of Phyllis Wheatley, an African American poet and abolitionist.
How to Win
To celebrate Black History Month and to honor the woman whom we are named after, please write a poem (100 words or less) on the following theme:
What does Phyllis Wheatley mean to you?
Written format (100 words or less)
Submitted in PDF format in form below
Only 1 entry per person
All submissions must be made by February 27th, 2024
Contest Groups and Prizes
Contest submission form
Please complete this form to enter the Words of Wheatley Youth Poetry Contest