Poetry Slam for Teens by Teens

http://jacksonfreepress.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2013/10/23/Microphone_Poetry_Slam_courtesy_Flickrvisual.dichotomy_t670.jpg?b3f6a5d7692ccc373d56e40cf708e3fa67d9af9dOn Friday, August 22nd you are invited to ‘Slam at the Main’. This event is a poetry competition that aims to allow youth poets of all levels a forum to broadcast their work and to get acquainted with the exciting world of slam poetry. The slam is in partnership with the Grand Rapids Main Library and hosted by the Youth Literary Association (YLA) of Grand Rapids. The YLA is a student run organization that introduces youth to the art of slam poetry and is based out of the Grand Rapids Main Library. Meetings are held every Wednesday night from 6:15p.m.-7:15p.m. and new members are always welcome! The slam will take place from 3:00p.m.-5:30p.m. at the Grand Rapids Main Library (111 Library St. NE). All teens are encouraged to participate and for registration details or to ask further questions simply contact Hannah Creasey, President of the YLA, at 616-466-6807 or via email at cityhighcreasey@gmail.com. We hope to see you there!


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