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

Two Paths to Membership

(1) Purchase this year’s Journal. After receiving the Journal in the mail, fill out this simple SCP Membership Application Form and email it to emantyk@classicalpoets.org. Or simply forward your Journal receipt. Your Membership lasts for one year from the date of when you are listed as a Member.

(2) If you live in India or another country where buying the Journal is prohibitively expensive or you are a student, you may join the Society by donating $15 USD. Email emantyk@classicalpoets.org if you have any questions.

Member Benefits

-Officially join a movement that is reviving great traditions and reshaping the face of poetry, arts, and culture.

-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 from Society President and Journal Editor Evan Mantyk. This is good for three different poems during your year of annual membership. Each poem should not exceed 100 lines, but accommodations may be made upon request. NOTE: Being a Member does not guarantee publication on the Society’s website or in its Journal.

-Receive a discounted rate for an advertisement on the Society’s website.

-Receive free listing for your poetry achievements in the Society’s monthly e-newsletter. (Note: This does not apply to publication in a different poetry journal.)


Become a Society Sponsor

For donations of $100 or more, you will receive a free copy of this year’s Journal*, Membership in the Society, and will have your name listed publicly under one of the following categories (unless you indicate that you prefer anonymity):

$2,000: Homer
$1,000: Virgil
$500: Dante
$100: Shakespeare
$50: Longfellow

Note: for Dante and above, you may select a classical poet not listed here. 

*The free copy of this year’s Journal can only be sent to a location in the United States, the United Kingdom, or Canada.

The General Public

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. Also, we discourage the use of pseudonyms.)

Learn to Write Classical Poetry

-Read the Society’s publication How to Write Classical Poetry. It is perfect for teachers and aspiring poets.
-Visit our Learn section.



Featured Image: “Apollo’s Enchantment” by Henry Howard