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NASHVILLE YOUTH POET LAUREATE - CONTESTANT ENTRY

Sep 8,2016 - Oct 21,2016    Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Program Sponsored by the Office of the Mayor, Nashville Public Library, Nashville Public Library Foundation, Southern Word, and Urban Word in partnership with the PEN Center USA, Penmanship Books, and the Academy of American Poets. To Apply: 1: Applicants must be from Nashville and between the ages of 13 - 19 years old. 2: Submit 3 original poems/raps/performances as word documents or video links. 3. Submit at least one poem that speaks to the themes of Human Relations, Diversity, and Positive Social Change. 4. Include a RESUME that has your name, address, phone #, and e-mail; and details all of your accomplishments, community service, after school programs, volunteer experiences, and awards. 5. Please EMAIL any documents you are unable to upload to info@southernword.org. SUBMISSION DEADLINE is Friday, October 21st at 5pm. 6. Top applicants will be selected to perform in a semifinal event in November. From this event, three finalists will be selected to perform at State of the Word on Saturday, December 10. Contact info@southernword.org with any questions.


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Event Fees:

Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Entry $ 0.00

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