The General Public

Email to be added to our monthly email Newsletter. You are free to read and comment on poetry on this website. You may also submit poetry and enter our competitions. (Note that the Society reserves the right to delete any comments that are deemed mean-spirited, unconstructive, or irrelevant)


Become a Member of the Society of Classical Poets (MSCP)

Member Benefits
-Be listed on the Society’s official Member Roster and use the designation Member of the Society (MSCP).
-Receive one round of feedback on your poetry upon request
(Being a Member does not guarantee publication on the Society’s website or in its Journal)

Member Requirements
-To maintain annual membership, you must first purchase that year’s annual Journal.
-After receiving the Journal, fill out this simple SCP Membership Application Form and email it to (Or simply email us a screenshot of your Journal receipt and the information required in the SCP Membership Application Form.)


Become an Accredited Classical Poet (ACP)

ACP Benefits
-Be listed on the Society’s official Roster of Accredited Classical Poets and use the ACP designation.
-Receive your own page on the Society’s website where a bio and image will be listed and links to all of your SCP published poetry will be compiled.
(Being an ACP does not guarantee publication on the Society’s website or in its Journal)

ACP Requirements
-Maintain annual Membership in the Society
-Take the ACP Professional Examination. The test must be completed within 48 hours. You will be given an assignment for one poem to write in a particular meter (and possibly rhyme scheme) and one classical poem to analyze. Contact to take the examination.
-Pay one-time Professional Examination fee of $20. Non-refundable.
(Poets who place in the annual competition are automatically granted the ACP designation and Membership for that year.)


Become a Society Sponsor

Sponsors will receive a free copy of this year’s journal and will have their names listed publicly with one of the following Sponsor categories (unless you indicate that you prefer anonymity). They will also be automatically granted Membership in the Society. All donations are tax deductible and you will receive the appropriate tax document:

$50: Troubadour; Trobairitz
$100: Patron of Poetry; Patroness of Poetry
$500: Lord of Poetry; Lady of Poetry
$1,000: Golden Griffin
$2,000: Platinum Pegasus