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Poetry Grants for Teachers

Application Deadline

February 1, 2019

PoetryLife will offer grants of $500 each to be used by selected teachers of poetry.

Grants will be awarded during PoetryLife's Coffee, Conversation & Lunch event on February 18th at Florida Studio Theatre. Grant recipients will be invited to be our guests at the luncheon but not need be present to receive a grant.

To apply please send:


1) Your contact information including:

Your name


Grades you teach

Your email address

Your phone number

2) The answer to the following question in 400 words or less:

If you were given $500 to enhance your teaching of poetry, how would you use it? Why would you use it that way? Please be specific.

Submit by email to

Or submit by US mail to

PoetryLife c/o Bookstore1Sarasota

12 South Palm Avenue

Sarasota, FL 34236

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2019

Grants will be provided directly to schools for the sole use of the teachers selected. Teachers must use these grants to enhance their teaching of poetry.

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