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National Poetry Month: Teen Poetry Slam

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hey poets! Join us in celebrating Poetry Month with our first ever Teen Poetry Slam. The contest is open to students in grades 7 – 12.

Submit your best work and a panel of prominent local poets will choose ten finalists from each age group (grades 7-9 and 10-12) to perform their work in a LIVE competition for a chance to win prizes and all the glory!

  • Entries are due no later than 11:59pm on Saturday, April 10
  • Finalists will be announced on our website on Thursday, April 15
  • SLAM competition will take place on Zoom on Saturday, April 24 at 2pm

See the official rules and enter!

This virtual program will be held on Zoom. Slam finalists will receive their Zoom invitations when finalists are announced.

Please register to attend as an audience member. You will receive a Zoom link when you register. You may also watch the slam live at www.facebook.com/CarnegieCarnegie (no Facebook account is required). Click here to register as an audience member.

See all of our National Poetry Month events here.


April 24
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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