Calling all youth poets, emcees and spoken word artists ages 13-19! Compete in the 2021 Virtual Space City Slam Series for a chance to join the internationally-renowned Meta-Four Houston youth poetry slam team. The top 6 winners of the Space City Grand Slam will represent Houston at the Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam Festival, held virtually this summer. Don’t miss this chance to build community, elevate writing, and lift youth voices to powerful heights. This event is hosted by Writers in the Schools.


Grand Slam:

Thursday, April 1, 5:30 PM | Get your FREE tickets >>

Watch the slam LIVE on our YouTube >>


Slam Workshops:

We’re inviting all participants and youth poets to share their work and refine their craft through workshops with two Houston slam legends, Aris Brown and Bill Moran.

Saturday, March 20, 1 PM with Aris Brown: Register Today >>

Saturday, March 27, 1 PM with Bill Moran: Register Today >>