The application deadline has been extended to Friday, October 28 at 11:30pm. 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 email@example.com. SUBMISSION DEADLINE is Friday, October 28th at 11:30pm. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Entry $ 0.00