There are two membership qualifications for PGS candidates. You
must score at or above the 99.5 percentile on any of the tests listed
below (some of the scores have been adjusted based on psychometric
norms; GRE and SAT Verbal Sections).
In addition, your poetry must, at some point in the past, have
been published for public consumption. This would include anything
from a newspaper to a book of poems to a high school poetry magazine.
In some cases, PGS will review the work of candidates who have not
yet been published and consider their poetry for publication in
Apotheosis. If such an allowance is made, it will meet this membership
Applying for membership in Poetic Genius Society is easy. Please
follow these steps carefully:
1. Send us an email from this page
2. Prepare your scores and published poetry for mailing
3. Mail the documentation when your application is approved by
officer. A mailing address will be provided for you
at that time.