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March 16, 2023

Explore Columbus at ACES EVOLVE 2023

Columbus, Ohio | March 22-March 25, 2023

March 4, 2023 ACES News

Winning poem reflects our shyness about grammar

Jay Waters is the winner of the 2023 ACES National Grammar Day Poetry Contest.

March 4, 2022

2022 Grammar Day Poetry Contest Winners

Every year, ACES hosts our National Grammar Day poetry contest. Meet the 2022 winners.

March 4, 2018 ACES News

Grammatical structure falls apart to produce winning limerick

A former National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest winner shows he's just as comfortable with a new form

February 28, 2018 ACES News

For Grammar Day 2018, expand your syllable consciousness with a limerick

Annual March 4 (that's 'march fourth') contest takes on a new poetic form thanks to 280 characters

March 5, 2017 Contests and Awards

Haiku contest winner in Budapest was inspired by friend in Ohio

Colleen Sharkey's Ohio-based friend convinced her to tweet her award-winning haiku in the ACES and Grammar Girl National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.

March 4, 2016 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku finds a new angle

Tom Freeman won the 2016 ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest after being a regular contributor to past haiku contests.

October 30, 2015 Resources

Wondering what to do Sunday at 2 a.m.? Go lower case, singular and unhyphenated

A quick style guide for common editing and writing blunders involving daylight saving time.

March 4, 2015 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku adds a little spice to National Grammar Day

Adriana Cloud's 17-syllable haiku about comma splices won ACES's National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.

February 27, 2015 Contests and Awards

Grammar Day haiku, a tradition for March 4th, weds syntax and verse

ACES began its National Grammar Day haiku competition in 2011 and continued to seek 17-syllable grammatical entries for its newest contest.