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YOUTH POETRY SLAM

The Youth Poetry Slam will bring together young poets of all levels for a friendly competition. The top three winners of the slam will have the opportunity to perform later that night for Free Verse, Charleston’s poetry festival. Prizes will also be awarded to top three poets. Hosted by The Unspoken Word.

We also offer in-class poetry workshops led by our 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence Marcus Amaker, South Carolina’s first poet laureate and an award-winning graphic designer. Learn more about it here.

OCTOBER 19, 2019  |  2PM
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL Students
MARTHA AND JOHN M. RIVERS PERFORMANCE HALL

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This project was funded in part by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Program through their joint administration of the Lowcountry Quarterly Arts Grant Program and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC.