Houston teens, come wax poetic, be prophetic. Be lyrical, sincere-ical. Fight the repressive, get expressive. Be part of Houston Art Car Weekend and perform at the Young Houston Writers Teen Poetry Slam.
You could win a chance to represent Houston in Washington, D.C. this summer at the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. Read the slam rules and register here.
Here are the specs:
Who: Poets ages 13 – 19
What: Come to this event ready to perform your own original poetry
When: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, May 10, 2008
Where: The Art Car Parade (Houston Chronicle tent at Sam Houston Park downtown, across Allen Parkway from 1100 Bagby.)
Why: Win a chance to represent Houston at Brave New Voices in DC this summer!
Deadline for online registration: May 9, 2008, at 5 p.m. (Central)
You can download the flyer here.