Photograph - Meta-Four Students Performing 2 copy

March 22 (Fri)
Mercury Slam
@ Hope Stone Studio
(1210 West Clay)

April 6 (Sat)
Mars Slam
@ HPL Central Library
(500 McKinney)

April 26 (Fri)
Saturn Slam
@ Hope Stone Studio
(1210 West Clay)

May 4 (Sat)
Pluto Wild-card Slam
@ HPL Heights
Neighborhood Library
(1302 Heights Blvd.)

May 11 (Sat)
Space City Grand Slam
@ HPL Central Library
Plaza (500 McKinney)
10am-12pm special
presentation of the
Meta-Four Houston 2013
Team in the Art Car Parade

Images from Angela LaMonte Only Once Images

Images from Angela LaMonte Only Once Images

Writers in the Schools encourages self-expression and literacy among youth through the Meta-Four Houston performance poetry program.  Youth ages 13-19 are invited to participate in weekly workshops and monthly open-mic events across the city.  In the spring and summer, youth are invited to compete in the Space City Slam Series to represent Houston in the Brave New Voices International Festival.

Writers in the Schools is also offering free spoken word workshops for youth 13-19:

  • Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at local neighborhood libraries.
  • No registration is required, and walk-ins are welcome.
  • All events are FREE.
  • Call 713-523-3877 or visit for more information.

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