Youth Speaks Seattle 2018 Poetry Slam Series is happening.



Since 2003, Youth Speaks Seattle has held an annual poetry slam series to build community, showcase the next generation of Seattle’s poetic changemakers and to decide the top 5 poets to rep Seattle at Brave New Voices (BNV), the International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. This year, the winners will travel to San Francisco, CA for BNV 2017.

*Must be 13-19 to slam

Interested in slamming? Read the rules and requirements:

Save the Dates:

$5 Youth // $10 Adults (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Sign-Ups @ 6:00pm  // Slam Starts @ 6:30pm

Prelim #1 :: FRIDAY, November 17th, 2017 @ Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (Central District)

Prelim #2 :: FRIDAY, December 8th, 2017 @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW (West Seattle)

NEXT Prelim #3 :: FRIDAY, January 19th, 2018 @ Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Hwy (Renton, near the Henry Moses waterpark)

Wild Card :: FRIDAY, February 16th, 2018 @ El Centro de La Raza – The Centilia Cultural Center at 1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St (Beacon Hill)

Grand Slam :: TBD

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